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Thought of the Hour

Equality of outcome is an illusory and dangerous quest, often pursued at the expense of equality before the law.

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  1. 2011/05/09 at 17:28

    There is an excellent book called The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism by Michael Novak which describes the purposes and shortcomings of various poli-economic systems. He points our Feudalism existed to maintain order, but imposed tyranny to do so. Democratic-Capitalism exists to maintain liberty, but allows for income disparity. And Socialism advances equality, but at the cost of liberty. We must decide as individuals and a society what we value more, liberty or economic equality – it’s not really possible to have both.

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