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Monday, 20 August 2012


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Fascinating stuff! It amazes me how far-sighted a few individuals can be, but instead of revisiting their words, we carry on regardless.

Presumably this attitude is exactly what Röpke would have predicted.

But he was human because he made one bad prediction. For some reason he thought that the European population would reach dangerous levels when in fact it has done the opposite. Of course, the 'space' has been filled by immigration!


A retrospective on Röpke's life. During WWII he sat the war out in Switzerland. When he was asked after the war why he did not join the SPD he responded with All Socialism is National

Hank’s Eclectic Meanderings

THanks for that link, Hank, which I have bookmarked for later. "All socialism is National" - exactly so which is why the communist notion of the international brotherhood of man was such utter bollocks!

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