Bryan Caplan on Why the American Revolution was a Mistake

Ep 338: FreedomFest Interviews: Bryan Caplan on Why the American Revolution was a Mistake

Summary – FreedomFest Interviews: Bryan Caplan on Why the American Revolution was a Mistake

This episode was recorded at FreedomFest 2023 in Memphis, TN. It’s a brief but thought-provoking conversation with a renowned economist and author, Bryan Caplan. In this episode, we dive into the role of activists in instigating change, the perils of war, and the mythos surrounding the American Revolution.

Drawing from history, Caplan raises crucial questions about the American Revolution and its broader effects, contrasting the ideals of libertarians with the realities of war. We discussed into the importance of representation, the horrors of conflicts, and the desire for cultural liberty.

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