They did not seek out learned economists; there were none in the locality. But they chose just men with common sense, which amounted to the same thing: political economy, justice, and common sense are one and the same.
…when it is generalized, protectionism becomes communism, just as carp fry become adult carp…
When I see labor growing angry with capital, I seem to be seeing starvation rejecting food.
I will draw to your attention here that when you analyze the notion of property, it is irrational and dangerous to make this word a synonym of opulence and in particular of ill-gotten opulence.
Since Rousseau was convinced that the social state was a human invention, he had to place law and the legislator on a high pedestal.