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Initial credits
00:06    |    
00:14    |    
Qualities of life 
Goodness and beauty 
Search for truth 
02:16    |    
Lack of interest for truth 
04:23    |    
Effects of government intervention 
06:16    |    
Theory of market failure 
08:59    |    
Price signals 
11:32    |    
Freedom, a condition for truth 
14:22    |    
Final words
14:40    |    
Final credits 




Robert Higgs’s Speech during the Ceremony for Honor Graduates (May 2011)

06 de mayo de 2011   | Vistas: 9 |  

During this year's Academic Distinctions Ceremony, Robert Higgs presents a speech in honor of distinguished graduates. He explains three qualities of life: truth, beauty and goodness. Higg's professional qualification as an economist allows him to address the search for truth and the establishment of freedom in human affairs. He believes that government intervention alters information, taxes, subsidies, and regulations distorting accuracy and that the price system is the only process that reveals truthful information.

Robert Higgs is senior fellow in Political Economy for The Independent Institute and editor of The Independent Review. He taught…


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