Thursday, August 5

“I, Pencil,” almost on film

Competitive Enterprise Institute: “Do you know how a pencil is made? You don’t, do you? No single person on earth does–because the pencil, like most modern wonders, is the end product of an intricate chain of human activity that spans the globe.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute is bringing Leonard E. Read’s 1958 essay ‘I, Pencil’ to life in a new animated short film, coming November 15, 2012. For a sneak peek, check out the trailer below.”

I can’t wait! “I, Pencil” is a great story. To read the book, click on ‘I, Pencil’ argues for economic freedom, not government control.