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Adding to John Vandivier’s Bio

A friend recently invited me to a political discussion. One introductory question was about each individual’s current political attitudes and how they saw those develop in their own lives. What I wrote is repeated here. I’m an anarcho-capitalist. I’m also

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Vandivier-Coase Theorem

Having considered the Coase Thereom a bit more, I think I can phrase the principle being described better than even Coase did. I’ll call this the Vandivier-Coase Thereom: When transaction costs are sufficiently small relative to total surplus, an efficient

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The Real Link Between Technology and Entrepreneurship

In the mind of American culture, and perhaps other cultures as well, technology and entrepreneurship are inextricably linked. One usual explanation is the idea of particularly creative people. These creative people are into creating new inventions and are also able

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LoUP Independently Validated

This article will discuss a philosophy article I just crossed and note that it independently verifies an old idea of mine. Philosophy, the “unknown knowns”, and the public use of reason is the name of an article I recently encountered from

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Monetary Policy and National Defense

This article will discuss the relationship between the monetary policy of a nation and its national defense. There is a relationship between economic policy and national defense. In particular, a government must ensure a strong and stable national currency in

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Water and Food for 9 Billion People in 2040

Malnutrition is defined as poor nutrition caused by insufficient, over-sufficient, or poorly balanced diet or by a medical condition (“Malnutrition”). This means that every person requires a certain amount of certain nutrients on a regular basis. Nutrients include both caloric

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What is Caeconomics?

Caeconomics (cake-o-nomics) is the study of optimal decision making from the viewpoint of economic analysis under the presumption that Christianity is true while recognizing that interpretation of Christianity is inevitably done on a personal basis. The word is formed from

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Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin

As a matter of theory many current monetary thinkers, especially in the Austrian school of economics or those involved in the bleeding edge of technology including Bitcoin, have long anticipated competition to Bitcoin. We see the competition as good and

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5 Arguments Against The Gun Control C.R.A.P.S.

Gun Control strategies – which I will from now on refer to as Constitutional Right to Arms Prevention Strategies (“CRAPS”) turn a safe society into a self destructive society. This article will give 5 arguments why the CRAPS are bad.

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Obamacare Section 3001 Senior Care Point System

Listen from 9:40-14:40 in the following video from Financial Issues with Dan Celia (A program played every morning on the AFR Talk radio station which I love dearly): Betsy McCaughey is one of the few people who actually read EVERY

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