Monday, August 30, 2010

Total Politics Blogger Profile

A couple of weeks ago, your humble Devil did a quick interview with Total Politics for their regular Blogger Profile feature—the results can be seen over at the TP site.

These things are always quite short and—damn it!—I'm a complex man, but it was quite fun to do. I'm not tremendously eloquent on telephones (which I hate) and I don't seem to have said anything too stupid.

I am happy to see that they didn't reflect my indecision when asked who my political idol was. I was slightly caught off-balance since I don't really have one, to be honest. Adam Smith was one that sprang to mind, but I didn't expand on why: however, should you be interested, the real reason that I think that Adam Smith's contribution is so important was his recognition that people are driven by self-interest—biology captured in economics...

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Over at the ASI, they are posting some of the winning entries of the Young Writers on Liberty. One does not want to put such keen minds off,...