Tag Archives: Hayek

Failure Is A Feature

I have another guest post up at Rooted In Prosperity, still examining the idea of failure. In my first post, we examined the results and challenge of making success more than simply random. The last postexplored the idea that human ignorance is far … Continue reading

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Hayek, ‘Knowledge’, And Radical Ignorance

This is the second in a series of posts I’m writing for the blog Rooted In Prosperity, which studies the way we apply the principles of free and prosperous societies to organizations, in the effort to make our workplaces more … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Working On

We’ve relaunched EconStories.tv, and you can now view Hayek and Keynes performing a sequel, live, at The Economist’s Buttonwood Gathering.  You can also watch interviews of academics explaining the ideas of Keynes and Hayek. Right now, Lawrence H. White and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Zipper!

Zippers are everywhere. On shirts and jeans, shoes and boots, bags and parcels and tents and diving suits. Whoever invented the simple zipper surely made a fortune. Except he didn’t. Elias Howe received the first patent for an “”Automatic, Continuous … Continue reading

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Dork Out with Your DVD Out

The Liberty Fund gives away a free DVD full of liberty-advancing content.  According to them, It contains 1,002 full text titles in EBook PDF format, 36 hours of MP3 interviews with classical liberal political philosophers and economists … and lectures on … Continue reading

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F*#% YOU “Freedom” Party

I don’t think I’m overstepping my bounds by talking for all of us WaCK bloggers, but F#%} YOU Freedom Party. This morning, I heard a story on NPR about Denmark’s “Freedom Party” who “wants to stop all Muslim immigration into … Continue reading

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Yes, But How Will Kumquat Aroma Affect the Asian Markets?

Not real news, from the Onion: CHICAGO—A University of Chicago freakonomics professor told General Electric investors Monday to keep a close eye on recent fluctuations in the heights of competitive powerlifters from Mexico. “Usually we can count on a stable … Continue reading

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