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Dinesh D’Souza on Equality

“Conservatives emphasize the equality of rights, and they are quite willing to endure inequalities that are the product of differential capacity or merit. Liberals emphasize the equality of outcomes, and they tend to attribute inequality to the unequal opportunities that have been provided by society.”

— Dinesh D’Souza, Letters to a Young Conservative, “Conservatives vs. Liberals”


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February 22, 2009 · 7:43 pm

Milton Friedman on Equality

“A society that puts equality — in the sense of equality of outcome — ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom.”

— Milton Friedman, Free to Choose

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February 14, 2009 · 10:15 am