"There is no reason why, in a society which has reached the general level of wealth ours has, the first kind of security should not be guaranteed to all without endangering general freedom; that is: some minimum of food, shelter and clothing, sufficient to preserve health. Nor is there any reason why the state should not help to organize a comprehensive system of social insurance in providing for those common hazards of life against which few can make adequate provision" Hayek (1944)
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Hayek, the "socialist"
Has Glenn Beck actually read The Road to Serfdom? If so, I would like to know his take on this: