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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 105 of Deirdre McCloskey’s insight-filled 2022 volume, Beyond Positivism, Behaviorism, and Neoinstitutionalism in Economics:

Liberty and dignity are not easy to achieve. They require accepting commercial profit, rejecting tribal protectionism, resisting the temptations of reasonable sounding “planning” or “regulation,” and embracing an ideology of equality for women and the poor and low-status castes that traditional societies and even some modern societies fiercely resist.