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One is a Crowd
This book contains essays such as "Misguided Patriotism," "Socialism by Default," "The Myth of the Post Office," and "The Need of a Golden Calf," in which he writes: "Is not the State an idol? Is it not like any graven image into which men have read supernatural powers and superhuman capacities? The State can feed us when we are hungry, heal us when we are ill; it can rais ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published 2007 by Ludwig von Mises Institute
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At times this book seemed a tiny bit scattered; a couple of the chapters didn't seem to feel right for the rest of the book. However, overall, this was a very good book on collectivism, individuality, and society. This book offers dozens of excellent quotes!
A few of these collected essays seemed a bit dated to me, but this was more than made up for by the ones that were spot-on, even now, fifty or sixty years later. Excellent investment of time, and I've never heard Bible stories used to explain current economic dilemmas so well.