Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on June 26, 2022

in Hubris and humility, Philosophy of Freedom

… is from page 226 of my colleague Peter Boettke’s 2017 paper “Rebuilding the Liberal Project,” as this paper appears in Pete’s 2021 book, The Struggle for a Better World:

True liberals must be vociferous critics of the intellectual errors committed by the progressive elite, and the empirical consequences that such errors have brought in their wake.

DBx: Pictured here is FTC chairwoman Lina Khan – a progressive elite who fancies that she knows better than markets what are the details of competitive processes and outcomes – and when, and by how much, market competition should be suppressed in order to attempt to promote other goals and fancies.

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