OMNILIBRIUM
  Rational Discussion of Controversial Topics
Economics Education Ethics Foreign Policy Government History Politics Religion Science

MaximumLiberty

Profile | Comments | Articles | Debates


How to improve the higher education system?
Generally, I like your agenda, but disagree with forcing employers to ignore educational credentials. I think you are right that not everyone needs to go to college, but when the college degree is so watered down by everyone going to college, the ... read more

How to improve the higher education system?
That doesn't actually answer my question. I asked why you thought higher education would be free. Your first point basically states that you believe higher education should be free because then poor people could have some. Well, yes, but that ... read more

Should schools be privatized?
Two points: 1. Having worked for both government and private business, I would not agree that they are both burdened with the same degree of bureaucracy. It is far greater for governments generally, and for private business sectors oriented ... read more

What should an average person do to improve the policies of his country?
Hayek talks about the role of institutions in a similar way. He focused on honesty as the institution in question. I can;t remember which ... read more

Should government stimulate the economy through deficit spending?
In answer to #1, each of those sound like interesting anecdotes. In answer to #3, I rather liked the analogy because it stroked my priors the right way. And that is a kind of persuasion. But you're right that it's not ... read more

How to improve the higher education system?
Why do you believe higher education should be ... read more

How to improve the higher education system?
I suspect the best thing one could do in the long term is get the federal government out of subsidizing student loans. In the long-term, eliminate federal subsidies for student loans. These have the long-term effect of removing the budget ... read more