Paul Schwennesen

schwennesen@mac.com

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Gouging, Free Markets, and the Psychology of Fuel

Government: Keep out!

JULY 25, 2011 by PAUL SCHWENNESEN

By promoting the individual development and harnessing of fuel, we can avoid the pitfalls posed by centralized control.

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Food Debate: Stick to Persuasion

No need for force.

JUNE 15, 2011 by PAUL SCHWENNESEN

The vibrant social debate over what makes for good food and where to get it is an excellent one to have. But let's keep it (and the choices people make) out in the open, not behind the counter of the State.

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Local Food Makes Strange Dining Companions

Resisting centralization in agriculture.

JUNE 01, 2011 by PAUL SCHWENNESEN

Ironically enough, while many so-called liberals express skepticism about laissez-faire economies, they are the first to indignantly resist intrusion by bureaucrats into local farmers' markets.

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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