George S. Clason – The Richest Man in Babylon

In the twenties, America was a country of laissez-faire capitalism that saw people’s incomes rise and new bounds of wealth creation. The businessman George S. Clason took to writing a series of didactic pamphlets intended to help those without a financial background survive harsh times and prosper through even the smallest of earnings. His work … More George S. Clason – The Richest Man in Babylon

Adam Smith – “The Invisible Hand”

  Adam Smith’s work The Wealth of Nations, from which this Penguin edition is excerpted from, typifies the thought behind the American Constitution and of the contemporary intellectual climate. The Enlightenment held up the rights of an individual as an expedient to the greatest degree of liberty possible in human society. He discusses how different … More Adam Smith – “The Invisible Hand”