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A Mental Barrier to Liberty?

by James E. Miller, Mises:

Is it possible to convince others of the benefits of liberty? Can the mass-man ever be convinced that the state impedes on his own flourishing?

I have my doubts. Government promises an escape from the drudgery of life. It also provides a means for people to feel as though they are a part of something bigger than themselves. And of course, there is always the monetary incentive to support a generous welfare state.

Beyond that, why does it seem so difficult to convince our friends, neighbors, peers, and co-workers of the common sense morality of property rights? Walter Block suspects we are biologically hard-wired to be averse to freedom.

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