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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 10 of the late Tom Bethell’s great 1998 book, The Noblest Triumph (footnote deleted; link added):

Property sets up fences, but it also surrounds us with mirrors, reflecting back upon us the consequences of our own behavior. Both the prudent and the profligate will tend to experience their deserts. Therefore, a society of private property goes some way toward institutionalizing justice. As Professor James Q. Wilson has said, property is a “powerful antidote to unfettered selfishness.”