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036 The Presumption of Production

036 The Presumption of Production

Do you resent having to pay producers for the things you want?
How much would producers produce if they could not sell it for a profit?
Is there any politico-economic system that can do away with every human ill?
Historically, has socialism or free enterprise produced more prosperity?

035 Romanticism

035 Romanticism

When we talk about the living conditions in workers slums that developed during the industrial revolution, do we consider what life was like for those people before they moved to the cities for these jobs?
Why did they move to the cities?
In what ways are our conceptions of history romanticized to the point of being unrealistic?

034 Economic Justice and Mercy

034 Economic Justice and Mercy

What is economic justice?
Is it more just when everyone receives the same income?
Or is it more just when pay level is related to amount of skill and effort?
What is charity?
Can we be forced to be charitable by government?

032 False Allegations of Abundance

032 False Allegations of Abundance

Who makes false allegations of abundance?
Do we have an over-abundance of “stuff”?
Don’t massive car dealership inventories and loaded grocery store shelves prove we have overcome the problem of scarcity?