Thursday, 28 May 2020

"Experts are often called in, not to provide factual information or dispassionate analysis for the purpose of decision-making by responsible officials, but to give political cover for decisions already made and based on other considerations entirely." #QotD


"Experts are often called in, not to provide factual information or dispassionate analysis for the purpose of decision-making by responsible officials, but to give political cover for decisions already made and based on other considerations entirely."
          ~ Thomas Sowell, from his book Intellectuals and Society
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2 comments:

  1. I see quotes by Yaron Brook and feel nothing, but this one stops me and I wonder who wrote this? It is great. Love Sowell.

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    1. Sowell can be very incisive. Hard for anyone to compete with that acuity.

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