Re: Property Rights

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 24 May 1999 08:45:11 -0700 (PDT)

> Physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology study matter and energy;
> hard sciences. Sociology, cultural anthropology, economics,
> political science study the aggregate habits of interacting people;
> soft science.

"Economics" is misplaced here; while its application to human behavior might be "soft", the science itself is a branch of mathematics no less hard than Physics. In fact moreso; mathematical facts are true by definition and tautology--physical law is merely assumption by lack of counterexample (we've never seen conservation of mass-energy violated, so we call it a "law").

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