28 September

Law’s Perverse Incentives

ule of law, given a homogenous and therefore universal definition of property rights, constitutes a central authority. Just as mathematical operations constitute a central authority. Just as the scientific method constitutes …

28 September

The Evolution of Cooperation

1) Acquisitiveness: To survive and reproduce, humans must acquire and inventory many categories of resources, and evolved to demonstrate constant acquisitiveness of those resources. 2) Property: The scope of those …

28 September

Moral Foundations as Property Rights

(a central concept of Propertarianism) f Haidt’s evolutionary origins of moral intuitions, three can be expressed as individual property rights: 1. Care/harm for others, protecting them from harm. (The asset …

28 September

Propertarian Class Theory

1) CLASS BY SPECIALIZATION Weapon of Coercion (influence) Product of Coercion TABLE: ARISTOCRACY……..OLIGARCHY…………PRIESTHOOD…CRAFT Violence………..Payment…………..Gossip…….Production Suppress Disorder..Organize Production..Resistance…Goods   Humans are capable of only three means of coercion: violence, payment and …

28 September

Rents.

Economic Rents create lost opportunities for exchange. A cost.  They grant a privilege whose results are incalculable (unavailable because profit and loss are externalized) and therefore unmeasurable (comparable with other investments) …