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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 138 of my colleague Peter Boettke’s 2019 speech, delivered at a regional meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society, “The Role of the Economist in a Free Society,” as the text of this speech appears in Pete’s 2021 collection, The Struggle for a Better World:

Truth seeking in science is foundational to the enterprise, but the assertion of truth claims in politics is the path toward tyranny, and must be guarded against constantly.

DBx: Yes indeed. And anyone who calls for the silencing of those with different assessments of reality commits an offense against science and liberal civilization.

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