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Video: The Magnificent Tenacity of Ludwig von Mises

Written by Gary North on July 30, 2016


This is my presentation at Mises University, the week-long conference for undergraduates. It is sponsored yearly by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. Here, I survey the remarkable legacy of Professor Mises. He hit many brick walls. None of them stopped him except death. He died on October 10, 1973. It seemed to be the low […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, II: 6: Money

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016


And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver and in gold (Gen. 13:2) The Hebrew word for silver is frequently translated as money. In biblical times, the precious metals served as money. They were also regarded as signs of wealth. Abram’s case is obvious. Abram was rich. The text tells us what his wealth […]

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Exploitation and Knowledge

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2016


The profit motive: everyone knows that the free market economic system operates in terms of the profit motive. The trouble is, hardly anyone understands where profits come from. This includes the businessmen who make them. This failure to understand the source of profits has given a real advantage to the critics of the market. When […]

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Was Joseph an Immoral Leader?

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2016


And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt . . . And Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt. And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And when […]

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