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Quotation of the Day…

Posted By Don Boudreaux On October 13, 2011 @ 8:04 am In Hubris and humility,Nanny State,Other People's Money | Comments Disabled

… is from page 203 of Thomas Sowell’s 1995 book The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy [1]:

To believe in personal responsibility would be to destroy the whole special role of the anointed, whose vision casts them in the role of rescuers of people treated unfairly by “society.”

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