Monthly Archives: January 2014

Economic Myths and Realities

There are a lot of “myths” when people talk about economics. One of these is what “command based”, “supply based”, and “demand based” economies actually are in reality. A “command based” economy is what the Soviet Union had.  What every … Continue reading

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What would the US be like under a Demarchy?

For any who haven’t read some of my earlier posts, a Demarchy is a political system where representatives are selected from among eligible citizens by means of a lottery instead of being voted into office.  A full Demarchy would probably … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Words

What does the word “Socialism” mean to you?  No doubt most people would say an economic system where the government runs things.  Like the USSR, or perhaps the British National Health System. Government ownership of the means of production of … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Concept of Medical Self Care

Most people believe that there really isn’t that much that they can do for themselves when it comes to medical issues.  That one should see a doctor for most things, assuming that you can afford the cost.  Of course the … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Patient Controlled Health Care.

Today we have health care controlled by doctors and insurance companies.  Unfortunately such a system leads to much higher costs, and in some cases, inferior care because people cannot afford to pay the high fees charged by doctors, or the … Continue reading

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Libertarianism and Demarchy

It is foolish to believe that we can achieve personal freedom as long as we have political systems in place that effectively now only represent the interests of the wealthy and big business. Neither of our two major political parties … Continue reading

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Democratic Government… Why Don’t We Have It?

In the Sixth Century BC the Greeks of Athens created a true democratic government for a truly democratic society (by the standards of the time).  All male citizens had the right to stand for a lottery which picked which citizens … Continue reading

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