Saturday, June 11, 2011

Dependence and Poverty

I'm starting to come around to the view that government redistribution of wealth is even worse than I'd thought previously. Even the people it purports to help aren't in fact helped. Yaron Brook often talks about the culture of dependence that such aid creates. Here's a John Stossel column making the same point.


Blogger Rob Tarr said...

Ultimately it goes back to Ayn Rand's concept of objective value - values aren't "intrinsic" such that they can just be dropped into someone's lap.

11:34 AM  

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