By William H. Peterson
Mises in the United States
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Implicitly. So shouldn’t that individual be told that his/her particular present-future bond impacts on self-growth in two vital ways? First: Tell the Self-Envisioner that past is prologue, that future success involves success here and now. Second: Tell the Self-Envisioner that a cumulative success system lies within, that it awaits activation by each futurist, that good action today inspires better action tomorrow, that success becomes a habit, that it awakens or reinforces self-esteem and self-initiative.
Panglosses rhapsodize that we live in the best of all possible worlds, as Social Security with IRAs becomes part of our new so-called Ownership Society—with its sticky, paternalistic, federal control, with that mounting unfunded government lien on your property and heirs in the here-and-now as well as in the hereafter. Oh, how clever are these neo-conned and neo-conning Compassionate Conservatives—so compassionate with other people’s money. Conservatives? Misesians, ask a conservative how come Hayek added a postscript, “Why I Am Not a Conservative,” to his 1960 book The Constitution of Liberty.
So the Mises perception of self-government waxes into individualistic government based on self-ownership. Still, Bismarck likened the legislative process to the unsightly change of pigs into sausages. Or said Churchill, democracy is the least awful way to effect a peaceful change of political power. ” Fictions? Oh yes. Mises in America 37 So, Misesians, let’s juxtapose America’s forceful Political Democracy with Lu’s insight of voluntary Consumers/Market Democracy to see which is which and why.
Mises in America by William H. Peterson