Listen to A Lei [The Law] Audiobook by Frédéric Bastiat, narrated by Raul Rosa. Anyone building a personal library of liberty must include in it a copy of Frédéric Bastiat’s classic essay, “The Law.” First published in by the great French. Claude Frederic Bastiat is the author of A lei ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review), Economic Sophisms ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published.

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In that country, there was a dramatic struggle between the agricultural southern states, and the industrialized northern. I first read “The Law” in college after hearing Congressman Dr.

It would be rational. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The text itself features notes from the translator explaining references to the politics of Bastiat’s day which would be obscure to the modern reader. Bastiat thus also points out that those who resist plunder, as is their natural right, become targets of the very law that was supposed to protect their rights in the first place.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

It has been federic to annihilating the justice that it was supposed to maintain; to limiting and destroying rights which its real purpose was to respect.

He then concludes that the problem of it must be settled once and for all. Set up a giveaway. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. Good introduction to the libertarian thought process.

Then the socialists say that we want no religion at all. Frederic Bastiat’s “The Law”, is a supremely classic philosophic view of law! We disapprove of state education.

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The one dissenter of the philosophers of the day during the before and after periods of the French revolution. Please try again later. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Freedom, like morality, can not be legislated. I felt like standing up and applauding over and over as I read it.


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As a consequence of this, there appears to be no country in the world where the social order rests on a firmer foundation. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Bastiat’s seminal work, The Law describes how power and the law are intertwined, the role of government and the individual and the elements of law and liberty.

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