Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary

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Short presentation at Milton Friedman Day in Mountain View, summer of 2012. Talk emphasizes the role of cooperation in market economies. Competition allows us to choose which people and firms to cooperate with.

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Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary

  1. 1. www.Independent.org Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Mountain View, CA Freedom to Cooperate Gregory F. Rehmke www.EconomicThinking.org • grehmke@gmail.comThursday, February 28, 13
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  3. 3. freetochoose.tvThursday, February 28, 13
  4. 4. Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Mountain View, CA Competition and CooperationThursday, February 28, 13
  5. 5. Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Mountain View, CA Competition and Cooperation • Does a free-market economic system push people to compete? Isn’t competition angry and wasteful?Thursday, February 28, 13
  6. 6. Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Mountain View, CA Competition and Cooperation • Does a free-market economic system push people to compete? Isn’t competition angry and wasteful? • Shouldn’t society emphasize cooperation?Thursday, February 28, 13
  7. 7. Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Mountain View, CA Competition and Cooperation • Does a free-market economic system push people to compete? Isn’t competition angry and wasteful? • Shouldn’t society emphasize cooperation? • The core value or core freedom of a market economy is cooperation.Thursday, February 28, 13
  8. 8. Milton Friedman 100th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Mountain View, CA Competition and Cooperation • Does a free-market economic system push people to compete? Isn’t competition angry and wasteful? • Shouldn’t society emphasize cooperation? • The core value or core freedom of a market economy is cooperation. • In a market economy we have the freedom to choose who we cooperate with: who we buy from, who we work for, who we associate with.Thursday, February 28, 13
  9. 9. Competition and CooperationThursday, February 28, 13
  10. 10. Competition and Cooperation • In a free society, people choose who they wish to cooperate with.Thursday, February 28, 13
  11. 11. Competition and Cooperation • In a free society, people choose who they wish to cooperate with. • But today, in the U.S. and around the world, that freedom is often illegal...Thursday, February 28, 13
  12. 12. Competition and Cooperation • In a free society, people choose who they wish to cooperate with. • But today, in the U.S. and around the world, that freedom is often illegal... • Regulation limits freedom to cooperate in: Transportation, Housing, Medical care, etc.Thursday, February 28, 13
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