Posts Tagged law

Law, Legislation and Liberty


Friedrich Hayek’s Law, Legislation and Liberty – a personal evaluation. By Trevor Watkins I recently had the pleasure of reading F Hayek’s seminal work “Law, Legislation and Liberty”. I found the experience rather like reading Ayn Rand for the first time – an unexpected epiphany, one profound insight after another. The book was first published […]

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Ja, Well, No, Fine the authorities


By Trevor Watkins When the authorities wish to discipline their citizens for some action or omission, they usually start by issuing a fine.  This is meant to remind you that you have done wrong, that you are being punished, and that if you do wrong again, you will be punished again.  Given the enthusiasm with […]

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SOUTH AFRICA 2011: THE BALANCE BETWEEN FAILURE AND SUCCESS


SPEECH BY F W DE KLERK TO THE ADELE SEARLL LADIES 100 CLUB: MOUNT NELSON HOTEL, CAPE TOWN, 1 JUNE 2011 SOUTH AFRICA 2011: THE BALANCE BETWEEN FAILURE AND SUCCESS It is a great pleasure for me to address this gathering of Cape Town’s most influential women leaders. The venue is also splendid. I always […]

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Jim Harris Anniversary- 29/11/2009


Jim died one year ago today. He has been much in my thoughts this past year, and I have missed him a great deal. In particular, I have missed his bubbling energy, his many emails, the verbal battles at libdins, the do-it-yourself seminars at Golden Gate. We are all the poorer for his passing. As […]

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