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In the last chapter of The Road to Serfdom, Hayek dares to look forward – to a time when the war is finished – and he sees major economic difficulties. Hayek is one of the most influential members of the Austrian School of economics, and in shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Gunnar Myrdal “for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena.

I think we should immediately retreat to our reading rooms and study Hayek some more. This is not what Hayek has in mind. Regardless, it would be a great read for a student of political philosophy since the argument still applies today. In other words, the government has to ensure that all its citizens do what it wants, and when – and voila, we have arrived at the totalitarian state which proactively stifles all criticism and personal freedom of movement.

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Please, check your email, the code to access your BookLikes blog was sent to you already. Friedrich Hayek, a 20th century economist and social scientist, chose to wrote The Road to Serfdom at a time when the Allied forces were still battling the totalitarian force of Germany, Italy and Japan.

Nonetheless, the subject matter is important to warrant a read to those interested in this type of thing. I’d be interested to see how his more technical work has held up over time. Anything el Friedrich Hayek makes the same mistake as Milton Friedman in “Capitalism and Freedom”they both denounce the misuse of the word “liberal” in contemporary public discourse while, at the same time, they misuse the word “socialism”.


As Churchill once said: Hayek catrf a role for government to provide and administer welfare state service.

The early 20th century diction was too much, and the references to Germany as a socialist state made me chuckle a little. Text and Documents, The Definitive Edition. Modern American definitions of these words are often a reversal. He deems it likely that the Unions will block the attempts of the government and the companies to lower the wages, and I cannot help but wonder if the later crises – for which Margaret Thatcher is so well-known – are the delayed result of the second World War.

For a not-so-lefty This was a heavy going book. Why should we do this? It is really worrying that many people – including young people, no, especially young and bright people – vote extreme leftist and drumull themselves socialists, marxists, neo-marxists, etc. The rise and prosperity As a person with leftist leanings, I found this book quite repulsive at certain points. Maybe I should read Keynes next!

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This means, in effect, the collectivization of all means of production – one group or party determines who shall get what, and when. This was a heavy going book. How did this happen to us? Economists with an interestin politics. I gave it a good try, but, alas it’s not for me, which doesn’t mean a consummate economist wouldn’t enjoy it.

This flexibility, more than anything, is the reason that Marx’s predictions of collapse have yet to be realized. Thus, while American government may be unsuited to far-reaching drimul, that by no means that a centralized, democratic, government would also be unsuited unless one bought Hayeck’s other arguments Not very good.

And look at what we’re doing! A free market, says Hayek, ensures the impartiality of the system regarding each individual.

View all 3 comments. Incredibly boring, which is astounding considering how batshit the ideas are. The marxist ideology, which was in its origin an economic one, has been put into practice sdrvitute the collectivization of culture, and druumul is very ironic that this happened with the help of the capitalists i. Hayek was excluded from planning the British war effort during WW2 because of his foreign birth.


Anything else is not socialism, and has no right to sail under that name.

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The strength of Hayek lies in the fact that he not only offers a critique on contemporary society and that points out the inherent dangers of socialism; he also offers a remedy to the collectivist danger. In a socialist state, the party determines who gets what and who doesn’t.

It has a few interesting points and is not a bad book, but I would not recommend catrd particularly.

Hayek confirms that the roles of government to provide a stable market and reserving the power to control the actions of private industry. I started reading history, and it didn’t take long for me to realize that we’d completely disconnected ourselves from history, making us incredibly vulnerable to repeating the mistakes of the past. It is not about whether there should be government interventions designed to provide a temporary shield against the inevitable–and sometimes dangerous–wobbles of a competitive economy.

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And as Hayek so clearly demonstrated, this road only leads to one destination. For countries like Sweden and China, it is even difficult to ascribe a label to their economies, as they contain significant aspects of both economic ideologies. It seeks to deliver a strong anti-socialist message and, sure, in that it succeeds.