The Right and Wrong of Compulsion by the State
by Auberon Herbert

An attack on coercion in all its forms, based on natural rights, liberty, and practicality. The book consists of several essays, each of which is excellent, but when read one after the other, they become somewhat repetitious.

Herbert was a follower of Herbert Spencer, but was more consistent in his opposition to the state and in private ownership of land. This book is a classic in libertarianism.

Year Read: 1981

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