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Comment 27 by Noble Savage

You're misreading him. He's saying that there are right answers to these questions, but whether or not we can know these answers is another question altogether. There are better and worse ways of navigating this landscape of options, but there may be no guarantee of making the right decision.

I think you are right... yet the question remains why Dr. Harris would expect a gaggle of quacking politicians to agree upon the "right" course of action (with respect to taxation), when there is no "guarantee" or way of knowing that it is in fact right.

Thu, 30 Jun 2011 08:26:10 UTC | #844720