If you’re looking for the best gifts this holiday season, you are in the right place. In the scheme of life, these might just be the best gifts you can give to someone at any time of the year. Unfortunately, you won’t find this year’s hottest electronics on this list of best gifts — instead what you are about to discover is books; and, if you give someone the gift of knowledge that helps them succeed or advance further on their own journey, isn’t that the best gift of all?
With that in mind, noted are the top three best gifts for someone who is interested in the Arts, Business, and Politics & the Law..
Best Gifts for People in the Arts
Romantic Manifesto by Ayn Rand – A comprehensive vision on all things art! This book will provide a portrait of what you wish to aspire to in your artistic endeavor.
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand – A novel about an individualist triumphing over the forces collectivism; it will also provide you with the inspiration to forge on in your artistic pursuit, even as you encounter resistance.
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt – Economics may seem complicated, but Hazlitt makes it accessible and entertaining (and NOT in a ‘For Dummies‘ sort of way). This will give you a philosophical framework for making collectivists see the error of their ways as opposed to you having to point it out.
Best Gifts for People in Business
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt – Everyone should read this!
The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek – This book will give you the ammunition to shut any form of anti-capitalist down AS WELL AS provide insights into the inner working of what ailments your business or industry might face.
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand – An epic novel, as timely now as when it was written, that provides insights into what the future may hold if we do not do anything to stop it; terrifying, inspiring, and enlightening all at once.
Best Gifts for People in Politics & The Law
The Law by Frederic Bastiat – This one is recommended by Ron Paul because the truths it contains are eternal, let it be a guiding light.
The Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and Amendments by Benjamin Franklin – most people haven’t seen a copy of this since college or even high school, this is a book everyone should own.
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt – here it is again! This book will show readers how politics and law influence and restrict economic activity, a must for anyone the believes in Free Markets
So, while there are a variety of gifts, Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson is on all of the lists making it absolutely a best gift for all occasions.