- Capitalism and Alternatives -

On crowds and other non-profit organizations

Posted by: borg ( Anarchy, Inc. ) on April 06, 1999 at 14:32:33:

In Reply to: The Myth of the Commons and Other Tragedies posted by Joel Jacobson on March 30, 1999 at 12:20:13:


: Finally, you'll have to confront taht in the end all values are governed by opinion and cannot be derived from mere observation of facts. Your advocation of the changes you describe are impositions of your particular mind's value systems upon the rest of us. What's sad is that I'm quite certain as individuals you all really do care about people.


"To act on behalf of a group seems to free people of
many of the moral restraints which control their
behavior as individuals within the group."
_The Road to Serfdom_, F. A. Hayek, Nobel Prize

In this regard, notice how a crowd develops a personality
of its own.

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