Quote of the Day for July 29, 2016


Birthday of Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929).
211: From Bastiat: Selected Essays, Chapter 3, Property and Law:

    When the delegates of the Luxembourg appeared a bit incredulous, up strode Citizen Vidal,*54 the secretary of Citizen Blanc, to add the finishing touches to the thought of the master. Following Rousseau\'s example, Citizen Vidal proposed nothing less than to change human nature and the laws of Providence.**19

    3.52 (paragraph number)

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