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Thursday's Editorial - September 18, 2008


1. a) What theory does Walter Williams refute in his commentary?
b) What argument does he use to support his position?

2. Define subsistence and Malthusian theory.

3. In the last paragraph, Mr. Williams states "The greatest threat to mankind's prosperity is government." What example does he use to support this belief?

4. Do you think Walter Williams has a persuasive argument? Explain your answer.