[ExI] Don't be a locavore fundamentalist

Fred C. Moulton moulton at moulton.com
Sun Sep 27 06:44:51 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-09-26 at 13:27 -0700, Robert Masters wrote:
> If I understand correctly, you are making the standard libertarian
> assumption that the ultimate and sole criterion of "human welfare" is
> the judgment of the free market.  

You do not understand correctly.  The statement which you claim as the
"standard libertarian assumption" is not a libertarian assumption.  I
doubt that anyone takes it as a standard assumption;  the only use for
it is as part of a strawman argument.


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