Stupidity, Immorality, and Political Differences

We treat people’s political beliefs as indicative of their character or competence, but that’s often a mistake.

Too often in political debate, we assume the absolute veracity of our empirical beliefs. We know that private schools fail to serve the underprivileged, or that immigrants take jobs, or that trade deficits harm the working class.



Political ethicist. Writer. Podcaster. Free Market Buddhist.

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