Aug 16, 2016
Show 1576 Does Scientific Research Require Government Funding and Intervention and Settling Mars.
From the Tom Woods Show
Segment 1- Episode 713 Does Scientific Research Require Government Funding and Intervention?
Here’s a common objection to the free market: why, it doesn’t yield enough scientific research! We need government funding for that. Even some free-market folks have bought this line. Here are some helpful thoughts in favor of the market and science.
Science, Technology, and Government, by Murray N. Rothbard
The Economic Laws of Scientific Research, by Terence Kealey
Rollback, by Tom Woods
Segment 2- Episode 712 Should We Settle Mars?
Robert Zubrin, founder and president of the Mars Society, replies to objections to the human settlement of Mars.
About the Guest
Robert Zubrin, founder and president of the Mars Society and author of many books, holds a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Washington.
Books by the Guest
Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism
The Case for Mars: The Plan for Settling the Red Planet and Why We Must
How to Live on Mars: A Trusty Guidebook for Surviving and Thriving on the Red Planet
Ep. 573 The Overpopulation Myth (and Mars, Too)
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