Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on March 12, 2021

in Philosophy of Freedom

… is from page 82 of the original edition of IHS-founder F.A. “Baldy” Harper’s 1949 tract, Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery:

An essential feature of a liberal government is the protection of minorities, and of the rights of minorities against plunder by the majority. The ultimate of minorities is one person. And so the ultimate of liberalism … is the protection of each person against the plunder of one or more other persons.


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