Insights from Quadrant

Expertly cursed

The quote of the day — a day on which lockdowns ordained by public health ‘experts’ show no sign of fading — comes from Thomas Sowell:

There always has to be a crisis–some terrible reason why their superior wisdom and virtue must be imposed on the unthinking masses. It doesn’t matter what the crisis is. A hundred years ago it was eugenics. At the time of the first Earth Day a generation ago, the big scare was global cooling, a big ice age. They go from one to the other. It meets their psychological needs and gives them a reason for exercising their power.

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