The Law: Full and Fine 1850 Edition (Illustrated) by Frederic Bastiat

The Law: Full and Fine 1850 Edition (Illustrated)

byFrederic Bastiat

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1. The General Law

2. Life Is a Gift from God       

3. What Is Law?         

4. A Just and Enduring Government   

5. The Complete Perversion of the Law         

6. A Fatal Tendency of Mankind        

7. Property and Plunder         

8. Victims of Lawful Plunder  

9. The Results of Legal Plunder         

10. The Fate of Non-Conformists       

11. Who Shall Judge? 

12. The Reason Why Voting Is Restricted     

13. The Answer Is to Restrict the Law           

14. The Fatal Idea of Legal Plunder   

15. Perverted Law Causes Conflict    

16. Slavery and Tariffs Are Plunder   

17. Two Kinds of Plunder       

18. The Law Defends Plunder

19. How to Identify Legal Plunder     

20. Legal Plunder Has Many Names  

21. Socialism Is Legal Plunder           

22. The Choice Before Us      

23. The Proper Function of the Law   

24. The Seductive Lure of Socialism  

25. Enforced Fraternity Destroys Liberty       

26. Plunder Violates Ownership        

27. Three Systems of Plunder

28. Law Is Force         

29. Law Is a Negative Concept          

30. The Political Approach     

31. The Law and Charity        

32. The Law and Education    

33. The Law and Morals        

34. A Confusion of Terms      

35. The Influence of Socialist Writers

36. The Socialists Wish to Play God  

37. The Socialists Despise Mankind  

38. A Defense of Compulsory Labor  

39. A Defense of Paternal Government

40. The Idea of Passive Mankind        31

41. Socialists Ignore Reason and Facts         

42. Socialists Want to Regiment People       

43. A Famous Name and an Evil Idea

44. A Frightful Idea    

45. The Leader of the Democrats      

46. Socialists Want Forced Conformity          

47. Legislators Desire to Mold Mankind       

48. Legislators Told How to Manage Men    

49. A Temporary Dictatorship

50. Socialists Want Equality of Wealth         

51. The Error of the Socialist Writers

52. What Is Liberty?   

53. Philanthropic Tyranny      

54. The Socialists Want Dictatorship

55. Dictatorial Arrogance       

56. The Indirect Approach to Despotism       

57. Napoleon Wanted Passive Mankind        

58. The Vicious Circle of Socialism    

59. The Doctrine of the Democrats   

60. The Socialist Concept of Liberty  

61. Socialists Fear All Liberties          

62. The Superman Idea          

63. The Socialists Reject Free Choice

64. The Cause of French Revolutions

65. The Enormous Power of Government      

66. Politics and Economics    

67. Proper Legislative Functions        

68. Law and Charity Are Not the Same          

69. The High Road to Communism    

70. The Basis for Stable Government

71. Justice Means Equal Rights         

72. The Path to Dignity and Progress

73. Proof of an Idea   

74. The Desire to Rule Over Others  

75. Let Us Now Try Liberty     

Frederic Bastiat was a French political economist, statesman, classical liberal theorist, and the French Assembly. He coined the important economic concept of opportunity cost. His ideas have become the foundation for libertarian and the Austrian schools of thought.

Most of Bastiat’s political writings were done during the years just before and immediately after the Revolution of February 1848 when France was rapidly turning to complete socialism. As a Deputy to the Legislative Assembly, Bastiat explained each socialist fallacy as it appeared and how socialism must inevitably degenerate into communism that it must fail.

The same situation exists in China today as in the France of 1848 after China became the second power house by GDP. The China Model and the China Specialized Socialism and planed economy that were then adopted in France are now sweeping China with a peak confidence.

The Law is here again because the explanations and arguments by Bastiat are still valid today. His ideas deserve a serious hearing by Chinese Communist Party. A planned economic system without law will fail.

The Law is already read more than a hundred years and it will still be read for another century due to its truths and the foreseeable failure of China Model if China Communist Party does not reform the existing political system to build a society based on The Law.




Title:The Law: Full and Fine 1850 Edition (Illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 24, 2014Publisher:AS TeamLanguage:English

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