The message and logic of Hayek's TRTS - that loss of economic freedom leads inexorably to loss of liberty; that you cannot keep personal liberty if you lose economic liberty and personal property - is incredibly relevant and valuable . However, IMO the writing is stiltedly "academic", taking perhaps a hundred times as many words to get the key points across as should be necessary. I keep falling asleep even though I am interested in the topic. I have no problem with books providing reams of backup documentation and argument, after they've made their main assertions, but effectively HIDING the key assertions inside countless pages of near irrelevancy is like deliberately putting a needle into a haystack so only the most cussedly determined will have all the buttons on their jackets.
Anyway, thank you for this excellent distillation of another book I've never yet made the time to read. I'm more inclined to buy and read it now.
Bill of Rights /Amendment X: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
Do you need a politician or judge to "interpret" those 28
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