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By Joakim Book
Special to Village News 

The rescue from madness


Last updated 12/17/2020 at 11:37am


In his memoirs, written in the 1940s but not published until after his death, the great economist Ludwig von Mises said, "I set out to be a reformer, but only became the historian of decline."

Most people contemplating the political and economic climate of 2020 can probably relate.

Many people, frustrated at the loss of liberty and overreach by governments in the single-minded battle to eradicate a virus they don't understand, have reached for George Orwell or Aldous Huxley. In their novels, "1984" and "Brave New World," they explored incredibly dystopian worlds. Real-world events that re...

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