Epsteinian Wisdom

by Don Boudreaux on April 16, 2005

in Politics

Enjoy a pearl of wisdom from Richard Epstein‘s superb 2003 book, Skepticism and Freedom:

Political power is a scarce resource that must be husbanded for the few ends that it can serve best, for otherwise the level of care and attention that hard matters receive is diluted by the ever-expanding role of government authority.

(Here’s my review, in Regulation magazine, of this book.)

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