The Cargo Cult Economy

(Originally appearing at LvMIC.) Last week, I heard about a particularly tragic example of the┬ápost hoc, ergo propter hoc logical fallacy, which Frederic Bastiat, the great 19th-century economist, called “the greatest and most common fallacy in reasoning.”

The Difference Between Chemical Weapons and Guns

I have been presented with an additional argument in favour of gun control. While deceiving, it is no less faulty than any of the others.

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    Gregory Cummings writes about Canadian monetary and economic policy. His writing has been featured at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada and the Ludwig von Mises Institute's Mises Daily publication. Read more.

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