ON EQUALITY AND INEQUALITY
Ludwig von Misea
The doctrine of natural law that inspired the 18th century declara
tions of the rights of man did not imply the obviously fallacious proposi
tion that all men are biologically equal. It proclaimed tb&t all men are
born equal ~ rights and that this equality cannot be abrogated by any
man-made law, that it is inalienable or, more precisely, imprescriptible.
It was only the deadly foes of the individual's liberty and self-determina...