Ludwig von Mises Audiobooks

4.2. Contemporary Currency Systems

December 11, 2017
From Part 4, "Monetary Reconstruction". Narrated by Jim Vann.

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4.2. Interference with the Height of Profit

May 2, 1944
The virtue of the profit system is that it puts on improvements a premium high enough to act as an incentive to take high risks.

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4.3. Interference with the Choice of Personnel

May 2, 1944
Government meddling with private enterprise paralyzes initiative and breeds bureaucratism.

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4.3. The Return to Sound Money

December 11, 2017
From Part 4, "Monetary Reconstruction". Narrated by Jim Vann.

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4.4. Unlimited Dependence on the Discretion of Government Bureaus

May 2, 1944
In the bureaucratic environment the entrepreneur must resort to two means: diplomacy and bribery.

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5. Capitalism: The Market Economy

April 10, 2018
From The Mises Reader Unabridged , edited by Shawn Ritenour.

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5. Determination and Its Critics

June 24, 2010
From Theory and History , Part Two, "Determination and Materialism". Narrated by John Pruden.

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5.1. The Philosophy of Bureaucratism

May 2, 1944
The State is the only institution entitled to apply coercion and compulsion and to inflict harm upon individuals.

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5.2. Bureaucratic Complacency

May 2, 1944
It was a purposeful confusion on the part of the German metaphysicians of statolatry that they clothed all men in the government service with the gloriole of altruistic self-sacrifice.

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5.3. The Bureaucrat as a Voter

May 2, 1944
The bureaucrat is not only a government employee. He is his also own employer.

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