The title of this post is shared with a very interesting article that has been posted on Lew Rockwell's website. I consider it so well written, that I am not going to compete with it at all.
I'd love for some readers of this blog to go to this link and take 7 minutes to enjoy it, and then stop back here for some comments pro and con.
* * *
A brief look at the life of the author, Leonard Read, can be found at Wikipedia, here.