The choice is not between cooperation and a Hobbesian war of all against all, but between free and forced association.
What Social Animals Owe to Each Other
0:00 – Quote from What Social Animals Owe to Each Other
0:34 – What do social animals owe to each other?
1:56 – Don’t we owe each other positive rights?
4:10 – The consequences of liberty
7:09 – Why not just fix the government?
10:50 – Private v. Public sector
18:20 – Mr. Richman’s favorite quote from Human Action by Ludwig von Mises
20:44 – Is economic freedom enough?
23:43 – One moral standard for all
27:39 – Austrian Exploitation theory & Regulation
36:45 – How does the state trick people into holding politicians to a double standard?
39:37 – Does racism or sexism justify a state?
46:07 – The myth of market failure & war lies
54:05 – The importance of subjectivism in economics
57:50 – Why does big business consistently oppose free markets?
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Sheldon Richman is the executive editor of The Libertarian Institute, senior fellow and chair of the trustees of the Center for a Stateless Society, and a contributing editor at Antiwar.com. He is the former senior editor at the Cato Institute and Institute for Humane Studies, former editor of The Freeman, published by the Foundation for Economic Education, and former vice president at the Future of Freedom Foundation. His latest books are Coming to Palestine and What Social Animals Owe to Each Other.