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Tuesday, 2005 June 7, 23:31 — economics, security theater

distributed knowledge wins

I’ve heard that Friedrich von Hayek (1899-1992) started thinking about spontaneous order because of an incident in the Great War. Austrian forces were routed in a battle in Italy, and fled leaderless through the mountains; and far more of them got home safely than were expected to.

This says thousands of people at the WTC survived because they ignored advice from on high.

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