January, 2016

Pessimistically Optimistic about the Future

  • Peter J. Boettke

    Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
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Find the article at independent.org. 

Self-defeating moral views and creativity-sapping state control give us reason to be pessimistic about the future, but the ingenuity of entrepreneurs and the market makes us optimistic. These opposing forces will shape the institutions that determine the course of our economic future.