Henry George

Henry George

American writer, politician and political economist, who was the most influential proponent of the land value tax, also known as the 'single tax' on land.
Compare society to a boat. Her progress through the water will not depend upon the exertion of her crew, but upon the exertion devoted to propelling her. This will be lessened by any expenditure of force in fighting among themselves, or in pulling in different directions. Henry George quotes

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