Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on May 29, 2020

in Hubris and humility, Myths and Fallacies, Reality Is Not Optional, The Future

… is from this brilliant new column by George Will titled “When American conservatism becomes un-American“:

Nostalgia functioning as political philosophy … is usually romanticism untethered from information.

DBx: Yes. And the information from which such a political philosophy is untethered is information both about what the past really was like, and about what consequences will arise from efforts to coercively construct today and tomorrow into the imaginary yesterday.


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