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6 In one brief paragraph he thus manages to de-moralize the notions of both friendship and generosity; refuses to confront the kind of life problem that the ethic of redistribution is based on in the real world; and fobs off the amorality of chance in place of a morality of effort. No example of “social” relations could be more revealing. 7 In his Principles of Political Economy, Mill wrote more than nine hundred pages in defense of free-market political economy. But throughout that discussion he signally avoided defending the principle of individual In Defense of the State ● 37 ownership of the means of production, going so far as to suggest that the healthiest community would be one in which all workers experienced the educational effects of ownership and management.

Afterword (2014) This essay was originally published as a lengthy book review/essay. In reproducing it I have omitted extensive passages that were designed to make it seem more like a review of a specific book and less like a shot across the bows in the political theory wars of the 1960s. As may be seen from the oncenotorious “Editor’s Note” which was attached to the publication, this strategy did not deceive the editor-in-chief of World Politics, Klaus Knorr. In the event, in several respects the analysis here seems almost anachronistic.

Indeed, we must wonder whether he fails to realize that if the nation had only a national defense sector and no other institutions of planning or welfare at all, we would find our politics taken up entirely (instead of only partially, as is now the case) with squabbles and even serious clashes over the disposition of “defense contracts” (a term that would then be used to cover just about everything but the manufacture of pipe cleaners). ” The national-defense state would easily be just as bloated as most present states, though it would probably be a good deal less democratic: That is, it would be much less subject to those institutions of public control that, although only partially effective, nonetheless tend to disappear whenever the magical phrase “national security” is invoked.

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