Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on May 29, 2022

in Philosophy of Freedom, Trade

… is from pages 107-108 of Eamonn Butler’s 2021 book, An Introduction to Trade & Globalisation:

Morality is an idea that can apply only to the actions of free individuals. A person who is forced to act in some way, even in a beneficial way, cannot be said to have moral agency. Free societies, free markets and free trade are therefore necessary for moral action.

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