Comments on: Name That Principle http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/04/13/name-that-principle/ Property - Prosperity - Peace Sat, 09 May 2015 08:06:55 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 By: Wirkman Virkkala http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/04/13/name-that-principle/#comment-158 Wed, 14 Apr 2010 21:35:22 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=914#comment-158 TANSTAAFL – I’d forgotten this.

Of course, it does not define a principle so much as deny a hope.

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By: Wirkman Virkkala http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/04/13/name-that-principle/#comment-155 Wed, 14 Apr 2010 16:19:46 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=914#comment-155 That’s a subset of the larger issue. The Broken Window Fallacy refers to specific types of benefit-from-harm arguments, used to a assuage us from feeling so bad about hurricanes and war and the like. It’s not usually used more broadly. To my knowledge.

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By: Isaac Bergman http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/04/13/name-that-principle/#comment-151 Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:41:45 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=914#comment-151 For the first principle you mention, there is a very well known acronym that already describes this concept- TANSTAAFL. So you can continue using TANSTAAFL or try TWISATWIU (Twe-sat-wyoo? Twisat-wyu? Twy-sa-twyu?)

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By: google.com/accounts/o8… http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/04/13/name-that-principle/#comment-149 Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:25:35 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=914#comment-149 I’ve mostly refered to this as the broken window fallacy.

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