Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on February 8, 2012

in Hubris and humility, Man of System

… is from page 76 of Thomas Sowell’s 2009 book Intellectuals and Society:

At the heart of the social vision prevalent among contemporary intellectuals is the belief that there are “problems” created by existing institutions and that “solutions” to these problems can be excogitated by intellectuals.  This vision is both a vision of society and a vision of the role of intellectuals within society.

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