Panseu luminos din Economist (Bagehot): de ce gandirea ortodoxa de stanga e primitiva (in sens antropologic), obscurantista, resentimentara si finalmente toxica social. Un reminder de 7 noiembrie.
„The gravest intellectual malady on the left is its habit of making judgments on the basis of people’s intentions rather than their results. This finds its purest form in the idea that the failures of the Russian revolution can be justified, or partially excused, by the nobleness of the intentions of the people who launched it. This not only applies the wrong metric to judging progress (Adam Smith’s great insight was that economic progress usually proceeds regardless of the intentions of businesspeople). It prepares the way for the pursuit of traitors when noble intentions fail to produce noble results”