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Whose Values are Compatible?

Can I ask in all seriousness – what if one does not wish to be among people who do not share the same values? By this I mean a lot more than simply granting all people the” right to exit,” an unwelcome arrangement, as even offering this is no guarantee that someone else has to […]

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Gosh talking in “-isms” sure gives me a headache. F.A. Hayek, in The Constitution of Liberty, articulates famously that: From the fact that people are very different it follows that, if we treat them equally (before the law), the result must be inequality in their actual position and that the only way to place them […]

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What is the Purpose of the U.S.A.?

I was rereading this excellent old essay: Many people, probably including Mr. Sulzberger, seem to think of the US as a charitable venture. Like the American Cancer Society, just with a broader mission. Perhaps the purpose of the US is simply to do good in the world. This is a very understandable perspective. Surely, if […]

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