Freeman

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Schooling an Industrial Proletariat

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Peering into the history of government education reveals collusion to produce cogs in a state-industrial machine.

Anything Peaceful

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How could anyone oppose a marketplace in education?

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The Pursuit of Profit Is Pro-Social

A value-creating business is “social” whether it pursues an explicit social agenda or not

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Given v. Diedrich on Voting

Do you believe voting advances liberty?

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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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