Mr Shaffer, an astute observer of the human nature, talks about the ever-continuing demeaning of the human spirit under the expansion of institutional power. Author of several books—Boundaries of Order, Calculated Chaos, In Restraint of Trade, The Wizard of Ozymandias, and his latest Libertarian Critique of Intellectual Property—Mr Shaffer teaches law at Southwestern Law School

This speech was delivered at The Capitalism & Morality Conference in Vancouver, Canada, July 2014.

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