Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Climateer Line of the Day: Austrians Looking at Economic Isolationism In the Zombie Apocalypse Edition

Questions Americans Austrians want answered:
"When dealing with people in a potentially hostile environment (such as a zombie apocalypse) how do we decide if we should trade with strangers or kill them?"
That's from the Mises Economics blog's "Economic Isolationism in The Walking Dead" which links to the Von Mises Institute who explain:
"...Rothbardian insights into violence, as well as the law of time preference in the context of a cruel, zombie-infested world, explain (what we will term) economic isolationism in The Walking Dead...."