Piekoff: Modern Pragmatists Make a Fetish of Complexity

Posted by mshupe 2 months, 1 week ago to Government
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How much did Brookings spend to discover that: Americans in many ways experience a different economy based on where they live, generating substantial gaps in life outcomes. Poverty rates are three times higher in the poorest 20 percent of counties compared to the top counties.
SOURCE URL: https://www.centerforindividualism.org/public-policy-think-tanks-and-the-administrative-state-merely-peddle-complexity-worship/


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  • Posted by 2 months, 1 week ago
    Their rationale is simple, because of the unprecedented choice created by entrepreneurs and technology, life is too complicated for us poor dumb slobs, and we need a massive government bureaucracy loaded with experts to protect us from information overload. To them, the exponential increases in life expectancy, economic productivity, high speed travel, and electronic communication have outgrown the quaint ideals of the Enlightenment.
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  • Posted by 2 months, 1 week ago
    The Age of Reason has been replaced by the Age of Complexity. Its as if the progressive left thinks they invented the industrial and technological revolution and think only they can manage it.
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