Entries by Bruce Pardy

We Approach State Singularity

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

Many citizens of the West believe that they live in free societies, or something close. But as time goes on, public authorities increasingly insist on having a say in everything. People cannot build things on their own land without permits. They cannot run businesses without approvals and inspections. They cannot give advice without professional designations. […]

Weekend Read: Anatomy of the Administrative State

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes

Do you approve of the nanny state? Nearly everybody does. One can’t blame people for their devotion. Most of them have lived their lives under the nanny state – or the “administrative state,” as it is more formally known. They think that government exists to manage society and solve social problems for the common good. […]

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