Wonder Information Tag

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia EconTalkPhilosopher and author Zena Hitz of St. John's College talks about her book, Lost in Thought, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Hitz defends learning for its own sake--learning that has nothing to do with passing an exam or preparing for a career. For Hitz, learning is...

00:07 Trevor Burrus: Welcome to Free Thoughts. I’m Trevor Burris. 00:09 Aaron Powell: And I’m Aaron Powell. 00:10 Trevor Burrus: Joining us today is Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy. His new book, a collection of essays, is called Is...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetJeffrey Tucker mourns the passing of the great Wall Street Journal editor and columnist George Melloan. A slice: It didn’t surprise me at all that Melloan was an anti-lockdowner. He was an old-school liberal who believed “markets are like Mother Nature, not to be messed...

What if I told you that some people were better than others? I don’t mean better at tennis or better at singing or better at math.  I mean a better breed of person, entitled by nature to exercise authority over you.  I’m guessing you would reject...