3.18.08 - 1. message of mill is the message of classical...

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1. message of mill is the message of classical liberalism 2. mill – philosopher of classical liberalism 3. 4 gospels believed by liberals a. peace – natural order of things b. Retrenchment – pull back and hold on to public money, keep expenditure (taxes) down. Use money wisely c. Reform – the government, chosen by the people, should try to make things better. d. Free trade – to do away with tariffs as much as possible. 4. if you were in favor of free trade, it was believed that the government would not have to take as much money from you 5. Capitalism – about risk and achievement (and maybe luck). 6. Mill - whatever does not directly affect others is all about me. a. How to decide what directly affects others? b. Mills problems with religion – they include some, and exclude others c. If what I do has only an impact on myself, then it’s my business. 7. Human Rights a. That which is inherently yours (not property) 8. Critics of Mill and Classical Liberalism a. Said this is all one sided because its all about the tyranny of talent and
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