- Cafe Hayek - https://cafehayek.com -

Quotation of the Day…

Tweet [1]

… is from page 140 of the final (2016) volume – Bourgeois Equality [2] – of Deirdre McCloskey [3]‘s brilliant trilogy on the essence of bourgeois values, on their transmission, and on their essential role in modern life:

unknownBefore liberalism, almost all governments were thieves.  The news to my gentle social-democratic friends is that most of them still are.