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"Law" by Frédéric Bastiat is a timeless classic that delves into the nature of law and its role in society. Bastiat argues that the purpose of law is to protect individuals' rights and property, rather than to enforce "legal plunder" or promote the interests of certain groups. He advocates for a limited government that focuses on maintaining a just and equal legal framework for all citizens.

This book is an essential read for anyone interested in political philosophy, as Bastiat's insights on the importance of individual liberty and property rights are as relevant today as they were when the book was first published in 1850. Bastiat's clear and concise writing style makes complex ideas easy to understand, making this book accessible for readers of all backgrounds.

Overall, "Law" is a thought-provoking and enlightening read that challenges readers to reconsider their assumptions about the role of government and law in society. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking to deepen their understanding of political theory and the principles of a free society.

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"The law perverted! The law—and, in its wake, all the collective forces of the nation. The law, I say, not only diverted from its proper direction, but made to pursue one entirely contrary! The law becomes the tool of every kind of avarice, instead of being its check! The law guilty of that very inequity which it was its mission to punish! Truly, this is a serious fact, if it exists, and one to which I feel bound to call the attention of my fellow-citizens." —Frédéric Bastiat

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