How did liberalism manage to squander the superior position it once had and relinquish the high ground? What had become of its once noble impulse and follow-through, its moral tour de force?
Day: May 4, 2021
There’s no accounting for moral growth on Hayek’s schema, no mechanism of any kind whereby Hayek’s average sort of fellow can pull himself by his or her bootstraps. Instead, Hayek asks us to believe that mere tending to our narrowly defined interests and (moral?) concerns will miraculously morph into a better society and better men.