Hobbes and Locke Revisited: The Foundations of the Modern Liberal State, Part XVI

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.