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Raymond Aaron & The Fiscal Cliff

‘The Opium of the Intellectuals’ remains the finest work from Raymond Aron. In this work, Aron lays out the complete uselessness of the mythical authority that underwrites all social authorities, especially ones tied to centralizing tenants. Keynesian macroeconomics is no … Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden: The Nemesis Of History

The death of Osama bin Laden ushers in an period of relief fit for Sophocles! It should surprise no one that violent revolutionaries are unfit to govern the impact of the means by which they rule.  This tale is well … Continue reading

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