Holcombe on Government

From: R Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:15 AM To: Walter Block <wblock@loyno.edu> Subject: Here’s a nice analogy: Holcombe (2004, p. 326) writes: “If people create their own government preemptively, they can design a government that may be less predatory than the one that outside aggressors otherwise would impose on them.” This is akin to the cowpox smallpox technique. Infect the patient with the former, which is a mild strain, so that his white blood cells can create antibodies to fight it off; then, when the stronger smallpox attacks, the defenses would already be set up and strengthened, able to … Continue reading Holcombe on Government