Trevor Williamson

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  • The Law

  • By: Frederick Bastiat
  • Narrated by: Floy Lilley
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
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How is it that the law enforcer itself does not have to keep the law? How is it that the law permits the state to lawfully engage in actions which, if undertaken by individuals, would land them in jail? These are among the most intriguing issues in political and economic philosophy. More specifically, the problem of law that itself violates law is an insurmountable conundrum of all statist philosophies. The problem has never been discussed so profoundly and passionately as in this essay by Frederic Bastiat from 1850. This essay might have been written today. It applies to our own time.

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  • This is abridged

  • By Kipling Oren on 09-10-14

My childhood education

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Reviewed: 05-04-17

Let alone my college education would not approve of this. Pretty crazy that the media and school system don't really teach much.

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