Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on November 15, 2020

in History, Philosophy of Freedom

… is from page 242 of Matt Ridley’s superb 2015 book, The Evolution of Everything:

The Levellers were what we would today call libertarians or classical liberals. They argued for private property, free trade, low taxes, limited government and freedom of the individual. The enemy for them was not commerce, but government.

DBx: Pictured above is Leveller John Lilburne.


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