1. A Break with Prevailing Faith
Let anyone do anything, so long as his actions are peaceful; limit government to keeping the peace. The author’s premise. Incorruptibility defined and its importance emphasized.
2. The American Setting: Past and Present
A review of our evolutionary past should help us to better cope with the devolutionary theories and practices of the present.
3. Strife As A Way of Life
Socialism rests on raw violence. Peaceful people rarely carry noncompliance far enough to discover this shocking fact about our “social gains.”
4. Socialism Is Noncreative
Socialism only gives the appearance of being productive. What we mistake for socialism’s achievement is free human energy pushing its way through the stifling bureaucratic regimentation.
5. How Socialism Harms the Individual
When the individual forsakes or has taken from him a sense of self-responsibility, he loses the very essence of his being.
6. How Socialism Harms the Economy
Socialism gives rise to unnatural and unmarketable human efforts and specialties, exchangeable only under duress. If this persists, our once dynamic economy will spin apart!
7. How Pressure Groups Promote Inflation
Labor unions cause inflation precisely as do chambers of commerce and all other groups which seek handouts from the federal treasury; not, as is commonly supposed, by way of price and wage “spirals.”
8. Appoint a Committee!
Committees tend to absolve individuals from personal responsibility for positions taken, thus permitting careless and irresponsible actions which seriously threaten the peace.
9. Regardless of choice, Vote!
Voting presupposes a choice. Citizens have no moral obligation to cast a ballot for the “lesser of two evils,” or for one of two trimmers; trimming is not comparative, since every trimmer is without integrity.