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  • Re: Ideology, religion and culture have an effect on material prosperity....

    "I don't know if human sacrifices are still done in modern Hindu cultures, do Christians still do sacrifices?" This is taken out of context. The lecture examined how Hindu culture affected material prosperity of India from the outset. "How does vegetarianism limit capacity for entrepreneuship...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Kenneth on Sun, Jun 27 2010
  • Ideology, religion and culture have an effect on material prosperity....

    So says Hans Hermann Hoppe in lecture five of "Economy, History and Society". Here are the reasons Hinduism is detrimental to prosperity. - human sacrifices mean human life is not valued as much - strict vegetarianism limits capacity for entrepreneuship - caste system undermines division of...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Kenneth on Sun, Jun 27 2010
  • All Mises U content now available through Bit Torrent

    I thought this would be a good way of spreading our message freely, further, and faster. I arranged all information within the torrent exactly as it was downloaded from the beautifully-arranged Mises U that you have implemented on iTunes. I thought this additional format of delivery would be handy for...
    Posted to General (Forum) by mattthetalker on Fri, Mar 5 2010
  • My "debate" with a neo-luddite (aka Venus Project spokesperson).

    I hope to format this to make it easier to read because it's interesting what the Venus Project folks purport as "scientific" in their "radio shows" and "videos" yet none of them seem to have a background in economics, or even a broad based background in any industry...
    Posted to General (Forum) by ladyattis on Fri, Jun 12 2009
  • Political Definitions

    I would be interested in seeing a post, blog, website, etc that is devoted to defining political terms. I was at a Tea Party where I saw signs calling Obama a communist, a socialist, and a fascist. Which sign was correct? All three? What about Bush, what would we classify him as? I believe there are...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Gary Halpin on Sat, Apr 18 2009
  • Re: Could it be we are as ignorant as the liberal theory?

    I do understand what you are saying. The main issue with ideoligies is that they tend to allow a particular faction to hold a non compromising point of view. One of the main reasons people dismiss any point of view is an all or nothing attitude, which is why i have began trying to take into consideration...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Goldenboy219 on Sun, Dec 28 2008
  • A hello and a criticism

    It might be bad form to make a my first post an attack on Austrian ideology and I hope this generates more discussion than it does irritation. Anyway, here goes: If the ability to imbue its adherents with the ability to accurately make value judgments about reality were the sole criterion on which ideologies...
    Posted to General (Forum) by nazgulnarsil on Wed, Nov 12 2008
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