Mises i Rothbard o secesiji

Ludwig von Mises o proglasu neovisnosti Katalonije (iz Liberalism, str. 109):

The right of self-determination in regard to the question of membership in a state thus means: whenever the inhabitants of a particular territory, whether it be a single village, a whole district, or a series of adjacent districts, make it known, by a freely conducted plebiscite, that they no longer wish to remain united to the state to which they belong at the time, but wish either to form an independent state or to attach themselves to some other state, their wishes are to be respected and complied with.

odnosno (Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War, str. 90):

A nation, therefore, has no right to say to a province: You belong to me, I want to take you. A province consists of its inhabitants. If anybody has a right to be heard in this case it is these inhabitants. Boundary disputes should be settled by plebiscite.

Murray Rothbard o istoj temi (iz Power and Market):

Once one concedes that a single world government is not necessary, then where does one logically stop at the permissibility of separate states? If Canada and the United States can be separate nations without being denounced as in a state of impermissible ‘anarchy’, why may not the South secede from the United States? New York State from the Union? New York City from the state? Why may not Manhattan secede? Each neighbourhood? Each block? Each house? Each person?


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  1. “Capitalism is the fullest expression of anarchism, and anarchism is the fullest expression of capitalism. Not only are they compatible, but you can’t really have one without the other. True anarchism will be capitalism, and true capitalism will be anarchism.”

    Izmedju svjetla i tame samo je strah.

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  2. Dobro je da Mises i Rothbard vise nisu zivi pa ne moraju citati bisere koje pise Robert Murphy. U knjizi o ekonomiji uz objasnjenja o dedukciji, aksiomima, razumu, cinjenicama i logici on ima i pitanje za citatelja.
    “Would you clasiffy Intelligent Design theory as a natural or social science?”

    Ma bravo Bob!

    Sviđa mi se


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