Libertarians Respond to Public Misconceptions

The Las Vegas Sun was kind enough to publish a letter to the editor from our Southern Regional Representative Adam Haman - he wrote a rebuttal to a previous letter they had published which railed against free markets in the name of empathy.

Many people fail to appreciate the harmony and emergent nature of a free market system. People wrongly assume that a) nothing can happen without a law being in place and b) the stated intention of a rule/law will be the real-world outcome of that rule/law.

In reality, the world is far more complex than the planners anticipate.  As Hayek said; “The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.” 

Read the whole piece here: