Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Why do so many intellectuals hate markets?

Because they don't trust people... interesting discussion/podcast (Cato):

Robert Nozick, in his essay “Why Do Intellectuals Oppose Capitalism?” proposed that many highly-educated public intellectuals tend to lean towards collectivism and authoritarianism because they expect society to work best in the way that schools and the academic system (which is the system they are most familiar with) operates.

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