Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on May 15, 2020

in Current Affairs, Hubris and humility, Seen and Unseen

… is one of the very few that I consciously reprise; first quoted here in late 2014, this wise observation is, at the moment, simply too relevant not to repeat; it’s from page 16 of Nobel-laureate economist Angus Deaton’s 2013 book, The Great Escape:

The need to do something tends to trump the need to understand what needs to be done.


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