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MAY 08, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
A great city is composed of the networks of relationships between people. It's an invisible kind of order, in a Hayekian sense, that cannot be seen in its entirety.
APRIL 26, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
Nobody can produce a certain outcome simply by legislating it. A world in which they could would be unbearably drab and boring.
APRIL 12, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
An experiment with students' grades tests their commitment to redistribution.
MARCH 29, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
In an era of change and uncertainty, people will fail as they seek out knowledge and better ways to do things. A culture that celebrates spectacular success should at least tolerate spectacular failure.
MARCH 15, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
Beth Cody's Looking Backward: 2012–2162 offers a compelling picture of how a truly free society might work.
MARCH 01, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
The Swedish model has meant, in recent years, reducing public spending and deficits. To replicate that model in the United States, though, we might have to become Greece first.
FEBRUARY 15, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
Rural America is an anomaly for associating "conservative" with support for limited government, free markets, and voluntary approaches to social issues. The push for more personal liberty and self-responsibility, like social and economic development generally, originates in urban environments.
FEBRUARY 01, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
Nobody knows what a free society would look like, and that's fine; there are strict limits on what we can predict about the future and the outcomes of our actions. It's enough that we can predict that a society built on foundations of non-aggression and free exchange would have no slavery, no large-scale war, and no privileges for elites.
JANUARY 18, 2013 by SANDY IKEDA
If we recognize that our understanding of the world is imperfect, we should refrain from labeling ideas and people as evil, and refrain from indulging in hatred toward those ideas and people we'd like to persuade.