Seth Finkelstein's Essays - Major Essays


I've written a few essays which have received some notice, at least if my mail is any indication...

The most famous - or infamous - is probably
Libertarianism Makes You Stupid

This first appeared in Ethical Spectacle, August 1997 , and was selected for Mike Huben 's collection of Critiques Of Libertarianism in the section Critiques Of Libertarianism: Liberal Criticisms

The second most frequently cited (it seems to touch a nerve) is:
"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" - it's a lawyer joke

This was published in Ethical Spectacle, July 1997

A widely-read article debunking a journalistic fiction:
"Klingon Language Interpreter" Urban Legend
(Originally from, May 11 2003 )

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