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    What Mises identified was that private ownership of the means of production existed in name only under the Nazis and that the actual substance of ownership of the means of production resided in the German government. For it was the German government and not the nominal private owners that exercised all of the substantive powers of ownership: it, not the nominal private owners, decided what was to be produced, in what quantity, by what methods, and to whom it was to be distributed, as well as what prices would be charged and what wages would be paid, and what dividends or other income the nominal...
  • Kindle shared from 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
    “Look at John Wayne,” Ray said. “They oughta have one bomber to carry him, and another one to carry his balls.”
  • Kindle shared from 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
    First he said that every fictional world was a work of fantasy, and whenever writers introduce a threat or a conflict into their story, they create the possibility of horror. He had been drawn to horror fiction, he said, because it took the most basic elements of literature and pushed them to their extremes. All fiction was make-believe, which made fantasy more valid (and honest) than realism.
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  • Kindle shared from Wolverton Station (Kindle Single) by Joe Hill
    Like the Beatles, he had gone to India as a young man to get himself a mantra and had come home without one. On an unconscious level, though, he supposed he had never stopped yearning to find one, a single statement that resonated with power, hope, and meaning.
    Note: Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo.
  • Kindle shared from Wolverton Station (Kindle Single) by Joe Hill
    Like the Beatles, he had gone to India as a young man to get himself a mantra and had come home without one. On an unconscious level, though, he supposed he had never stopped yearning to find one, a single statement that resonated with power, hope, and meaning.
    Note: Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo.