Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on July 12, 2020

in Hubris and humility, Reality Is Not Optional

… is from page 225 of Philipp Blom’s 2010 book, A Wicked Company:

The distance between our own, messy reality and an abstract ideal of individual and collective bliss is usually measured out in the blood of those who are unwilling to be fellow travelers or who are simply in the way.

DBx: No daylight separates the ethics of sociopathic mass-murderers from those of ardent pursuers of earthly utopias cleansed of all cosmic injustices, real and imagined.


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