Thought For the Day: The Rule of Law Is What Makes Society Stable

“I believe that the main lesson which our generation has learnt is that we must find a new limit for the activities of government, a limit which leaves ample scope for sensible experimentation but which secures the freedom of the individual as the mainspring of all social and political activity. The whole purpose of these lectures has been to suggest that we can find such a limit if we are willing to revive and develop the ancient ideal of the Rule of Law.”  – F A Hayek, in Lecture IV. of The Decline of the Rule of Law – 25. The Task for Liberty- Loving Statesmen

There’s a huge lesson in this one that I don’t want to detract from by confusing anything with my own thoughts.  If you love freedom and individualism as well as society read this again and breathe in every word.

 

 

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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