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Volume 1  Number 1  •  Spring 1996
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Etceteras . . .
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Spring 1996 issue of The Independent Review

With its bitingly cynical descriptions of majority rule and rational ignorance, Ambrose Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary exposed the warts of democracy decades before public choice scholars dissected them.


Other Independent Review articles by Robert Higgs
    Summer 2017   Moderation in Response to Provocation Is No Vice
    Winter 2017   First, Do No Harm
    Fall 2016   Can the State Enforce Virtuous Behavior?
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