Gian Piero de Bellis

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Magic Words and False Gods

Communicating Beyond Society, Market, and Hypostatization

AUGUST 29, 2013 by GIAN PIERO DE BELLIS

Speaking of abstract concepts in concrete terms is a terrific way to prevent clear thinking or actual communication. You often hear "society" being used this way, and it's no different for "the market." Here's how to fix it.

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It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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