Pierre Lemieux

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The Paradox of Voting

“We as a society” does not exist

DECEMBER 03, 2013 by PIERRE LEMIEUX

Politicians like to claim the backing of "we as a society" for their favored policies. When they use the phrase, it means (if it means anything) that they want to impose the current whims of one group of society on everyone else.

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Sovereign Traders

Consumers Are the Greatest Beneficiaries of Free Trade

SEPTEMBER 01, 2001 by PIERRE LEMIEUX

Book Review

Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism by George Soros

Soros Doesn't Understand the First Thing about Economic Systems

SEPTEMBER 01, 2001 by PIERRE LEMIEUX

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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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