Thursday, October 22, 2009

FFF and Bastiat

From a recent edition of the Email Update from the Future of Freedom Foundation:

Thursday, August 20, 2009
Good Lord! What a lot of trouble to prove in political economy that two and two make four; and if you succeed in doing so, people cry, "It is so clear that it is boring." Then they vote as if you had never proved anything at all.
— Frédéric Bastiat, “"What Is Seen and Is Not Seen” [1850]

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