I'm fascinated by the myriad ways people find to do their own thing, forge their own paths, cooperate with other people, resolve problems, settle disputes and make a dynamic and rich civilisation.
I'm also saddened when I see or see the results of human parasitism, where some people eat, enslave or tax other people, especially when they enlist the moral and practical support of others to make such uncivilised practices seem legitimate, profitable or inevitable.
I hope more people will become socially enlightened to the more civilised ways of treating others.
I aim for personal development through good character and setting a good example for my wife and children.
I earn my living by helping young families manage their personal risks through insurance.
I also have some other business interests including in the furniture trade and in offshore and domestic asset protection and tax planning.
MacArthur Fellows -- Betting on People
|Peter Boettke| The 2014 list of fellows has been released. To my graduate students and young faculty, I hope you will look at these individuals and get insp...