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March 01, 2004

The Un-wild West

From Mises.org


The Wild West was not wild it was "hard work, trade, tedium, and peace"
One of the most potent anti-liberty memes has been that simple phrase, the "Wild West". Wild as in lawless, violent, murderous. And one of the most potent pro-liberty memes is therefore, if only because it negates the first meme, the fact that the Wild...
Samizdata.net on March 3, 2004