Tag: "The Broken Window"

Frederic Bastiat: The Broken Window10th March 2013

This magnificent angel forms part of the famous Arc de Triomphe in Paris, built to recognise those who fought and died for France from the French Revolutionary Wars onwards. Such glorious architecture reminds us that what we do today is but a modest spec in the passage of time, and that many dramas have been acted out in the lives of millions long before we arrived on the scene. As a boy I was fascinated by the Napoleonic Wars. The different styles of leadership, the Armies across Europe