Monthly Archives: December 2011

  1. Lysander Spooner on the government

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    December 31, 2011 by galudwig

    There is a very short essay out there, written about 150 years ago, by a bearded lawyer, that is so …
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  2. Music – Cziffra plays Liszt’s La Campanella

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    December 30, 2011 by galudwig

    I must have listened to La Campanella hundreds of times over the years, and I love Cziffra’s virtuosity on the …
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  3. “Less red tape for school-meals”

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    December 30, 2011 by galudwig

    BBC News reports: Many secondary students stop eating school lunches, often tempted by cheap local take-aways, the government says. Well, …
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  4. Music: Chopin Etude Op 25 No 12

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    December 30, 2011 by galudwig

    [youtube¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjkeQN-Fcrw&feature=related] Almost everything by Chopin is beautiful, but his etudes were as if they came from a different planet. I …
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  5. Capitalism and virtue

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    December 29, 2011 by galudwig

    About half an hour ago, I decided to use the WordPress “tag-browsing” feature to see what people had been writing …
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  6. Recreating history: Magna Mundi the Game

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    December 28, 2011 by galudwig

    Not long now. Just a few months more and Magna Mundi the Game is coming out! Now this is one …
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  7. Music: Daler Mehndi’s Koi Dheere Dheere

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    December 27, 2011 by galudwig

    Of Tunak Tunak Tun fame, here’s another hit from the greatest gift India has ever bestowed upon the internet. [youtube¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSYRxnKBmus]

  8. Murray Rothbard on the state

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    December 27, 2011 by galudwig

    The first time I heard of Murray Rothbard was years ago. I had only just made my first intellectual steps …
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  9. Best. Face. Ever.

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    December 26, 2011 by galudwig

    Christmas Day yesterday, and I was minding my own business, watching a Stephen Chow movie with the girlfriend (The Lucky …
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  10. Jeff Riggenbach on conservatives and (classical) liberalism

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    December 25, 2011 by galudwig

    Certain books just make you radically rethink certain things you take for granted. For me personally, Atlas Shrugged was such …
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