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Individual freedom and governmental restraints.

Walter Gellhorn

Individual freedom and governmental restraints.

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English


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Reprint of edition originally published in 1956 by Louisana State University Press.

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Open LibraryOL13832362M

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Freedom is not a chain, it is a channel. A river that overflows its banks is out of control, damaging property, sometimes killing people. People who cast off restraint are said to run wild, often doing much more harm than a surging river or stampeding [uncontrolled] herd.

While such practices may indeed constrain an individual’s economic freedom, their impact on the economic system as a whole is likely to be modest. Of far greater concern is the systemic corruption of government institutions by such practices as bribery, nepotism, cronyism, patronage, embezzlement, and.

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