Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on March 19, 2021

in Complexity & Emergence, Philosophy of Freedom

… is from Virginia Postrel’s brilliant October 23, 1999, speech, “Dynamism, Stasis, and Popular Culture” (link added):

Do you want “simple rules for a complex world,” or complex regulations designed to make the world simple?

DBx: If you are wise, you want the former and are repulsed by the latter – repulsed both by the latter’s means as well as by its end.


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