Thanks to Darwin Barton
Having a house is great. I love having a garage to park in, I love having separate room for my office and my husband’s “man cave.” I really love having a fenced in backyard for our dog and cat. I don’t love worrying about burglary, or fire, or flood. Life . . . → Read More: Love my Garage
The justification for pushing people around like this is the NHS. Shouldn’t people have to pay for their own illnesses? Well, yes – that’s how personal responsibility works. But having an NHS removes the personal responsibility, and artificial attempts to inject it into the system are doubly illiberal and wrong.
The government (and . . . → Read More: Natural Consequences
It is hard to believe that the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress would consider that freedom and personal responsibility have little relevance to the quality of life, but I haven’t been able to find any discussion of freedom or personal responsibility in their recently published report. The Commission, whose . . . → Read More: Don’t Restrictions on Freedom Affect the Quality of Life?