Category Archives: mises

Do we want to be their safety net?

    “Taxes are paid because the taxpayers are afraid of offering resistance to the tax gatherers. They know that any disobedience or resistance is hopeless. As long as this is the state of affairs, the government is able to … Continue reading

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Government at work

  “There is no remedy for the inefficiency of public management.” Ludwig von Mises

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Mises, government and property rights

“All those in positions of political power, all governments, all kings, and all republican authorities have always looked askance at private property. There is an inherent tendency in all governmental power to recognize no restraints on its operation and to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mr. Mises!

Today he would have turned 131 years old! His wisdom will live with us forever “What gives to the individuals as much freedom as is compatible with life in society is the operation of the market economy. The constitutions and … Continue reading

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Mises on protectionism

“In the long run there cannot be such a thing as moderate protectionism. If people regard imports as an injury, they will not stop anywhere on the way toward autarky. Why tolerate an evil if there seems to be a … Continue reading

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Collectivism and war

“The collectivists idolize only the one true church, only the great nation . . . only the true state; everything else they condemn. For that reason all collectivists doctrines are harbingers of irreconcilable hatred and war to the death.” Ludwig … Continue reading

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Is it things or human action?

  “Man is in a position to act because he has the ability to discover causal relations which determine change and becoming in the universe. Acting requires and presupposes the category of causality. Only a man who sees the world … Continue reading

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