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Existentialism: Nature & Freedom

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“Man’s consciousness, or his intentionality creatively fashions, with complete freedom, whatever reality he chooses.”

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Mentalities as Cultural History

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“Paradoxically, man as creator creates structures which limit his capacity for free expression.”

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Historicism & the History of Ideas

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“Study of the past is valuable only insofar as it casts light on present problems and needs.”

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Proudhon: History as Conspiracy

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“Proudhon’s assessments of contemporary society were stamped with an emotional, personal mythology of conspiratorial plottings.”

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Liberalism vs. Politics

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“The identification of politics with freedom is…logically mistaken [and] conceals the fact of coercion that is a consequence of all political activity.”

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The Medieval Peace Movement

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“We ought to remember that peace cannot be pursued as an end-in-itself, but only as an adjunct of orderly and lawful societal change.”

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Spontaneous Order & the Law Merchant

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Jun 1, 1982

“The merchants’ self-regulation through voluntary contract and evolved business practices should take precedence over government or legal regulation.”

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The Tradition of Spontaneous Order

by Norman Barry on Jun 1, 1982

“Men will have to design those institutions that will automatically encourage them to maximize their long-run interests.”

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Editorial: Social Order & Economics

by Leonard P. Liggio on Jun 1, 1982

“There are many aspects of society (most of the interesting aspects) that can be understood and explained only through the use of invisible hand explanations.”

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The Sage at 100

by Jeff Riggenbach on Dec 2, 1980

Jeff Riggenbach honors the life and legacy of H. L. Mencken.

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The Lesser of Two Frights

by Roy A. Childs, Jr. and Jeff Riggenbach on Dec 1, 1980

“The Clark campaign brought libertarianism to nationwide public attention on a scale…considered impossible by almost everyone only four years ago.”

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Song That’s Driving Teachers Up the Wall

by William Sievert on Sep 1, 1980

“Interviews with [high schoolers] indicate that the Pink Floyd song has struck a chord of anger and frustration with which many students strongly identify.”

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The Speech

by Roy A. Childs, Jr. on Sep 1, 1980

“If Ronald Reagan is the knight of modern conservatism, [it’s] time someone pointed out that the armor is tarnished, the joints creaking, and the sword dulled.”

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Marijuana Freedom is the Issue

by Jeff Riggenbach on Jul 1, 1980

“Only one serious, major candidate for President in this election year…is also unequivocally in favor of total marijuana decriminalization.”

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The Battle for Reagan’s Mind

by Bruce Bartlett on Jul 1, 1980

“Unless something unforeseen happens, Reagan will probably remain committed at least to the Kemp-Roth program.”

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Praise for “The National Letters”

by Various Authors on Jul 1, 1980

“WELL, YOU DID IT. I PUT everything else aside and read the latest Libertarian Review…cover to cover, non-stop.” —Samuel Edward Konkin III