Economy: Frédéric Bastiat

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The law perverted! And the police powers of the state perverted along with it! The law, I say, not only turned from its proper purpose but made to follow an entirely contrary purpose! The law become the weapon of every kind of greed! Instead of checking crime, the law itself guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish!

If this is true, it is a serious fact, and moral duty requires me to call the attention of my fellow-citizens to it.

Frederic Bastiat came out with his liberating economic philosophy as a reaction to the socialist takeover in the French Revolution and the type of serfdom it has created that very much continues today.  It is highly recomendable reading and study and elementary for creating a just society, and its all free on the net!  Go to the top link in this post to see more…

Download free “THE LAW”  Pdf from this adress (230kb):

http://fee.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/thelaw-2008.pdf

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