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 Mises||It was in the climate created by this capitalistic system of individualism that all the modern intellectual achievements thrived.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 123||Freedom of Thought