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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 53 William Bernstein’s 2004 book, The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was Created:

The right to property is the right that guarantees all other rights. Individuals without property are susceptible to starvation, and it is much easier to bend the fearful and hungry to the will of the state. If a person’s property can be arbitrarily threatened by the state, that power will inevitably be employed to intimidate those with divergent political and religious opinions.