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Ludwig von Mises

“While all other animals are unconditionally driven by the impulse to preserve their own and by the impulse of proliferation, man has the power to master even these impulses. He can control both his sexual desires and his will to live. He can give up his life when the conditions under which alone he could […]

Ludwig von Mises

“Despots and democratic majorities are drunk with power. They must reluctantly admit that they are subject to the laws of nature. But they reject the very notion of economic law…economic history is a long record of government policies that failed because they were designed with a bold disregard for the laws of economics.”

Philip K. Dick

“Because today we live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups… So I ask, in my writing, What is real? Because unceasingly we are bombarded with pseudo-realities manufactured by very sophisticated people using very sophisticated electronic mechanisms. I do not […]