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Ludwig von Mises: "The armament industry created militarism and imperialism, however, just as little as, say, the distilleries created alcoholism or publishing houses trashy literature. The supply of weapons did not call forth the demand, but rather the other way around." - Nation, State, and Economy


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Ludwig von MisesThe social system of private property and limited government is the only system that tends to debarbarize all those who have the innate capacity to acquire personal culture.Liberty and Property p. 26Barbarism