Don Boudreaux on Military Service  

Posted by Wayne Bretski in

Society remains primitive insofar as individuals are regarded as agents to butcher for - and to be butchered for - the collective. Society progresses only as the depraved romance of the collective gives way to respect for the individual - the individual whose life and property are never regarded as being at the disposal of the state.

If you're not familiar with his work, he is the department chair of economics at George Mason. He blogs at Cafe Hayek with Russell Roberts (who I've mentioned before), and at Market Correction, which is essentially a daily update of letters to the editor that he writes. This line is from there.


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