[ExI] How slow is capitalism?

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Thu Apr 28 22:18:14 UTC 2011

On 04/28/2011 05:34 AM, Keith Henson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:42 AM, F. C. Moulton<moulton at moulton.com>  wrote:
>> On 04/27/2011 09:39 PM, Keith Henson wrote:
>>> You are right.  The government should change the laws so MIT EEs, MEs,
>>> etc graduate don't get sucked into Wall Street casinos and do
>>> something useful.
>> I disagree.  I had written several detail objections but I have deleted
>> them because the following was the most important of my list.
>> The issue of individual liberty.
> Fred, the government outlaws people working as hit men.  It has taken
> away the individual liberty of working at that occupation because
> people generally agree it's undesirable.

For crying out loud!  What part of non-initiation of force being the 
core of legitimate freedom don't you understand?  Being a hit man 
obviously does not qualify as a legitimate exercise of freedom.

- samantha

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