V. Orval Watts


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Capitalism: Definition--Origins--Dynamics

OCTOBER 01, 1975 by V. ORVAL WATTS

Prosperity has its perils, not least of which is forgetting how it was achieved.

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The Law

AUGUST 01, 1975 by V. ORVAL WATTS

The private practice of freedom can do more than the expansion of governmental powers to improve The Law.

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Business and Its Image

JULY 01, 1974 by V. ORVAL WATTS

The more government intervenes, the more it strives to blame business enterprise for the consequences.

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Closing the Generation Gap

JULY 01, 1973 by V. ORVAL WATTS

Each individual must learn good conduct. It is not inborn or given to us by others.

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Industrialism: Friend or Foe?

APRIL 01, 1973 by V. ORVAL WATTS

It is not "the power of the market" that dehumanizes the individual, but his subjection to unlimited political power.

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The Northwood Idea

MARCH 01, 1973 by V. ORVAL WATTS

Concerning the importance of the Judeo-Christian ethic, an emphasis on work and thrift, and an appreciation of the need for business.

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Are Schools Necessary?

JULY 01, 1971 by V. ORVAL WATTS

It's easier to get a college degree than an education.

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Money and Free Markets: A Summary

JANUARY 01, 1966 by V. ORVAL WATTS

Dr. Orval Watts draws a distinction between money and credit that may lead away from some of the confusion surrounding these instruments.

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it's also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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