La grande fiction

Screen Shot 2014-02-18 at 02.09.22Banks privatise their profits but nationalise their debts. True, says Dalrymple, but this is perfectly normal behaviour. Moral hazard has become our way of life. He cites Bastiat:

L’État, c’est la grande fiction à travers laquelle tout le monde s’efforce de vivre aux dépens de tout le monde.

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