Re: The Education Function
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 12:49:18 -0700

Joe won't give up:
>I dispute the validity of your self-serving definitions.

They're not my definitions. They're the ones in general use by legal scholars and political philosophers.

>Welfare is an unearned gift from a government to a corporation or
>under this definition (the proper one), my examples fully apply.

Now it's the word "gift" that you're distorting. Allowing someone to keep a little more of his own property is not a "gift" in my book. But that's just my self-serving definition, I guess.