Posts by Robert Murphy

Ep. 16 Joe Salerno on Economic Calculation, Fractional Reserve Banking, and Stories of Rothbard as White Knight

Joe Salerno is Academic Vice President of the Mises Institute and one of the world’s leading economists in the Rothbardian tradition. He discusses his intellectual roots as well as his scholarly work on money and banking. But Bob also asks Joe to recount some of his funny adventures with Murray Rothbard. Mentioned in the Episode…

Ep. 15 David Gornoski on Biblical Mercy, Scapegoats, and the State as Vehicle of Human Sacrifice

David Gornoski is the creator of “A Neighbor’s Choice,” a media platform that tells the stories of victims of State violence and which provides healthy alternatives to a violence-based society. David hosts the Orlando-based “A Neighbor’s Choice” radio program on WFLA 93.1 FM and 540 AM. Much of his work is an application of René Girard’s…

Ep. 14 Murphy on Parables, Lizard People, and Good vs. Evil

Bob goes solo, giving the context for his children’s book, The Three Lads and the Lizard King. He covers a wide range of related issues, including Jim Carrey’s Illuminati “warning” (?), nonviolence, and the sovereignty of God. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Full information on the book, The Three Lads and the Lizard…

Ep. 13 Dave Smith on Comedy, the Fed, Fatherhood, and Faith

Standup comic and host of “Part of the Problem” Dave Smith joins Bob to talk about the theory and practice of comedy. They also discuss Dave’s discovery of Austrian economics, hypocritical leftists, the exasperating Tucker Carlson, and how the birth of his daughter led Dave to God. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of…

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