Friday, September 5, 2008

Mises University 2008 (Lew Rockwell)

Lew Rockwell is impressed with the next generation of campaigners for liberty:

What an enthusiastic, smart, and committed bunch of students we had this summer at the Mises University. The faculty agrees. This was an exceptional year. What encouragement it is to see so many young people taking up the cause of the free economy.

We've become used to receiving more qualified applications than we can accept. But we were stunned by the flood this year. Twice as many top young people could have been let in, if we'd had room.

And never before has the quality of the students been this high. They had done the reading in advance. They came prepared to study and learn. They paid careful attention to all lecturers in a tight schedule. They left ready to dedicate their academic lives to excellence in every area, and even more committed to the ideals of freedom.

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