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November 1964

Volume 14, 1964

FEATURES

When Wishes Become Rights

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by LEONARD E. READ

To have wishes come true, without effort or cost, says Leonard Read, must result in far more harm than good to mankind.

Authority Minus Responsibility

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by JESS RALEY

Jess Raley sees in the so-called race riots the natural consequence of welfare state policies that deny individual responsibility.

Why Speculators

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by PERCY L. GREAVES JR.

There's more than meets the eye to the recent closing of the Cotton Exchange, alleges Percy Greaves, as he shows the vital role of the speculator.

Moonlighting

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by W. M. CURTISS

The more laws there are to limit a man's achievement in a given job, the more he'll turn to "moonlighting" and secondary sources of income.

The Flight From Reality: 2. Symptoms of the Flight

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by CLARENCE B. CARSON

In this chapter of his series on "The Flight from Reality," Dr. Carson details some of the outstanding symptoms of the flight as revealed in political actions to resolve economic problems.

Free Speech

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by DEAN RUSSELL

Those who demand free speech, thinks Dean Russell, should be prepared to accept the consequences when they speak out.

What Price Freedom?

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by LEOPOLD SCHWARZSCHILD

A distinguished refugee from Hitler's Germany offers a plea for freedom and a solemn warning to those basking in the illusion that "it can't happen here."

The Road Is Better Than the Inn

NOVEMBER 01, 1964

Those who insist upon beginning to live in tomorrow's utopia face the sad prospect of not living at all.

On Minding Ones Own Business

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by WILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER

Our old friend, William Graham Sumner, advises once more that a man's great duty to society is to mind his own business.

The Invisible Hand

NOVEMBER 01, 1964 by WYATT B. DURRETTE JR.

A part-time job in college affords a clear example of the compatibility between self-interest and service to others.

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