“There is no doubt that these liberal parents are to a great extent responsible for having created their radical children.”
“The idea of value has different meanings as used in different intellectual disciplines, [and] a common meaning…does not exist.”
“The Free Man’s Almanac, compiled by Leonard Read, is one of the best and most useful for libertarians that I have run across.”
“This is Röpke at his best…His attack on social rationalism, whether of the Left or the Right, is as devastating as it is Witty.”
After a good deal nit-picking: “If this were a tweedy, pipe-sucking review, one could go on in this vein for some time.”
A roundtable on ideals and tactics.
Riggenbach continues his series, this time exploring fiction in verse.
Ralph Raico, one of the best living libertarian historians, on Rothbard’s birthday.
“We spurn impatiently against the narrow limits…fixed to our aspirings, and endeavour by a multiplicity of ways to accomplish [what is] beyond the power of man.”
“Nock was a virtuoso…and we shall not see his like again.”
“I feel that when you promote such views under the banner of libertarianism, you do your readers a disservice.”
“Inasmuch as Kristol does not advertise himself as a libertarian, I wonder why Grinder gets steamed up when Kristol doesn’t pass all the libertarian litmus tests.”
On undoing the schools’ damage.
“Often the supposed beneficiaries of such statutes actually prove to be their victims.”
On the uncomfortable relationship between libertarianism and “Critical Theory.”
“As time passed and the pressure for land became severe, the ‘warfare became more common, better organized, and more institutionalized.’”
“When they reach the ancient land, they manage to get themselves accepted not only as rulers but as gods.”
“At least Mr. Clark has put it out in the open: Libertarians have no desire to establish any dialogue with Conservatives.”