The Spirit of Market Anarchy: A Critique of New Atheism's Secular Statism (Parts 7 & 8) w/ Appendix
Part 7: "The New Socratics: Is it the 'Islam' or 'fascism' in Islamo-Fascism that Requires Correction?
In Part 7, we briefly examine the failure of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Naive belief in the benevolence of democracy and democratic governments has led the United States into disaster in a region of the world where "Failed States" are everywhere a relic of a cultural legacy of theocracy, radicalism, religiosity, dictatorships, anti-economic illogic, and imperial overrule from foreign imperators. Why is it that the social engineers fail to apply economic logic to the Middle East as Western governments attempt to "bring democracy" by militarism in a place where functioning markets are barely recognizable? In short: because they do not apply that logic at home. In order to protect property, there must first be respect for property. And in order to establish governments capab