By John C. Goodman | Monday July 23, 2012 at 5:44 PM PDT | 1 Comment
There are two fundamentally different ways of thinking about complex social systems: the economic approach and the engineering approach. Social engineers see society as disorganized, unplanned, and inefficient. Wherever they look, they see underperforming people in flawed organizations producing imperfect goods and services. The solution? Let experts study the problem, discover what should be...
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Tags: Business, Economics, Free Market, Healthcare, Regulation, Welfare
By David J. Theroux | at 11:01 AM PDT | 40 Comments
The horrendous and calculated, July 20th shootings in Aurora, Colorado, are a great tragedy not just for the victims and their families but for everyone who can clearly see the utter evil of such acts and the helplessness we all feel as a result. However this massacre might have been far less likely for...
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Tags: Civil Society, Conservatism, crime, Culture, Gun Control, Law, Liberalism, Liberty, Media, Morality, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Police, Privatization, Regulation, Safety, Terrorism, Torture, Video, Weapons