from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or condition of a serf.
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- noun The state of being a
- noun The
feudalsystem that includes serfs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the state of a serf
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I think Hayeks later writing after road to serfdom is in general more reasonable.
By that standard, artists have always been chained in serfdom, cruelly compelled to perform without any prior guarantee that people would like their work enough to pay for it.
The fact that anyone believes anything from these liars, and fellow aparatchiks who participate in their own serfdom, is proof that most people are just out and out stupid.
Freedom from serfdom is a liberal idea that thrashed the conservatives of that day.
Self servitude and serfdom is often a problem in those to ignorant to realize they’re duped into providing it.
If you want to lose control over your destiny, if you like the idea of serfdom, continue in your slumber.
In 1864-1871 the serfdom was abolished in Georgia.
This species of servitude may be termed serfdom, as it has to be rendered in consequence of subjection by force of arms, but it is necessarily very mild.
It appears the netherlands has become the bildeberg home front and the source of global taxation with "serfdom" reentering our lexicon.
Mr. Hayek rightly warned of the dangers of central planning, Mr. Boettke says, but "he didn't give a prescription for how to move from 'serfdom' back."