Blame insurance for rise of modern state; might we escape?
The state’s long effort to atomize society and make every individual bow before it without intermediary bodies to defend him is creating unbearable friction, higher costs and high levels of anomie and alienation. The rise of insurance and the insurance-like modern state. I propose we consider the sort of personal independence from the state and from credit-based consumption that is encouraged by Christianity. (Courtesy NoogaRadio.com)