Re: Externalities

Keith Elis (
Tue, 23 Dec 1997 02:12:05 -0500

Anton Sherwood wrote:

> Eh? Where did Lorrey invoke *external* benefits?

When he invoked a benefit not received by the firearm producer. There
are myriad resource costs in producing a firearm. There is one benefit
-- the firearm itself. Any remote benefit not balanced against costs in
the decision to manufacture is external. Self-defense falls into this