Monday, 23 October 2017

Quote of the Day: On political power


"Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it."
~ Milton Friedman

1 comment:

  1. I have tried explaining this to folks on all sides of the political spectra. I think this belief is related to another that I've seen: The inability to grasp the fact that the success of one's party isn't inevitable. In other words: People honestly cannot comprehend the idea that they may lose an election. This goes beyond the "The Russians hacked ups!" nonsense; it's a deeply seated concept that Our Side always--ALWAYS--wins.

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