Why do we treat poor people like children?
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05-03-2014, 10:36 PM
RE: Why do we treat poor people like children?
(05-03-2014 02:43 PM)Logica Humano Wrote:  No, one of the core economic principles of classical libertarianism is, in fact, laissez-faire policies completely restricting federal regulation on private industry. A free market.

Indeed - but then the question is what one means by free market.

'Cause if you're tracing classical theories back to the likes of Adam Smith, only a regulated market is truly free...
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06-03-2014, 12:58 AM
RE: Why do we treat poor people like children?
(05-03-2014 10:36 PM)cjlr Wrote:  
(05-03-2014 02:43 PM)Logica Humano Wrote:  No, one of the core economic principles of classical libertarianism is, in fact, laissez-faire policies completely restricting federal regulation on private industry. A free market.

Indeed - but then the question is what one means by free market.

'Cause if you're tracing classical theories back to the likes of Adam Smith, only a regulated market is truly free...
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And now often enough "regulated," seems to be translated as "controlled," when an "it's for the common good" rationale can be advanced.
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06-03-2014, 01:33 AM
RE: Why do we treat poor people like children?
Oh god no it's branching out.

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