Here’s Jonah Goldberg (to my attention via Mark Perry) on a topic that gets a lot of attention both implicitly and explicitly in Evolve: social justice.

“The only way for social justice to make sense is if you operate from the assumption that the invisible hand of the market should be amputated and replaced with the very visible hand of the state.In other words, each explicit demand for social justice carries with it the implicit but necessary requirement that the state do the fixing. And a society dedicated to the pursuit of perfect social justice must gradually move more and more decisions under the command of the state, until it is the sole moral agent.” (emphasis Mark Perry’s)

-JD Cross

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