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On Appeasing Envy

November 3, 2005
Henry Hazlitt draws attention to the forgotten sin that leads to economic decline: Envy. Any attempt to equalize wealth or income by forced redistribution must only tend to destroy wealth and income, he writes. Historically the best the would-be equalizers have ever succeeded in doing is to equalize downward. This has even been caustically described as their intention. FULL ARTICLE

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