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Thought For the Day: The Ultimate Decision About What Is Accepted As Right and Wrong Will Be Made Not by Individual Human Wisdom But By the Disappearance of the Groups That Have Adhered To the Wrong Beliefs

“The ultimate decision about what is accepted as right and wrong will be made not by individual human wisdom but by the disappearance of the groups that have adhered to the ‘wrong’ beliefs.” – Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)

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First Principles: Power Directed Only By Human Wisdom and Benevolence Is Dangerous

“Power in any form … when directed only by human wisdom and benevolence is dangerous.” –John Adams, An Attempt to Land a Bishop in America, 1769 Someone once asked me here if I felt the Founding Fathers did not believe … Continue reading

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