THE SPAIN TIMES

15 MARCH 2014

Of teaching and giving
I was fishing in the river the other day with my pal Claudio, he's from Bolivia. So here comes a dude behind us, hands in his pockets, idle as can be. I look at him and he asks me and says, “Hey, sir! Can you spare me a dollar?”. I say, “sorry, my man. I'm a Conservative. But sure this guy over here can. He's a Liberal”. I was pointing with my elbow to my friend, unconcerned, next to me. My friend searched his right pocket and quickly found his dollar, alright. The dude stepped closer, took his dollar from him and then said “thank you; thank you, sir”. After he left my friend looked at me and said “why did he have to thank you too? You didn't give him a thing; I did!”. I said, “Well, you only gave him a dollar. I taught him where to find it”. Claudio -I found out today, thought, “Yes, but he won't find many more”. Only he didn't say it out loud.

"Es cierto que el Romano es libre de hacer todo lo que quiera. Pero también lo es que tiene que soportar las consecuencias de sus actos. No importa que se haya equivocado, que le hayan engañado o incluso forzado: un hombre no se deja forzar: etiamsi coactus, attamen voluit. Es libre; pero si distraído, imprudente o atontado, prometió pagar una determinada cantidad y no puede pagarla, se convierte en esclavo de su acreedor."

Rudolph von Ihering

“Slavery, protection, and monopoly find defenders, not only in those who profit by them, but in those who suffer by them.”

Frédéric Bastiat

On the true nature of the Castro Revolution in Cuba: "The revolution was a cover for committing atrocities without the slightest vestige of guilt ... we were young and irresponsible. We were pirates. We formed our own caste ... we belonged to and believed in nothing -no religion, no flag, no morality or principle. It's fortunate we didn't win, because if we had, we would have drowned the continent in barbarism."

Jorge Masetti -In the Pirate's Den

La anarquía, es decir, la ausencia de fuerza estatal, no es una forma de Estado, y cualquiera que acabe con ella por el medio que sea, el usurpador nacional o el conquistador extranjero, rinde un servicio a la sociedad. Es un salvador, un bienhechor, porque la forma más insoportable de Estado es la ausencia de Estado.


Rudolph von Ihering

"El envidioso está afligido no solo por sus males propios, sino por los bienes de los demás."  -Hipias

[la norma de conducta de los progres] "No hacer nada que alguien pueda envidiarme." -Hipasos

NINOTCHKA,

O EL DISCRETO DESENCANTO CON EL SOCIALISMO 

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Seguimos a la espera de la reedición de este importante libro del gran escritor español José Pla

Historia de la Segunda República.

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También a la espera de este importante libro del genial Rafael Abella.

Finales de enero, 1939, Barcelona cambia de piel

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