- Then Truth Will Out_2.pdf
Civilization can mean nothing less than a society of civilized people. So how is a civilized person to be identified? A civilized person must recognize that man is at once a social and an individualistic being. Thus, he must not only be self-responsible but, at the same time, understand that he owes to others no infringements on their rights.
Leonard E. Read was the founder of the Foundation for Economic Education — the first modern libertarian think tank in the United States — and was largely responsible for the revival of the liberal tradition in post–World War II America.
The Foundation for Economic Education, New York, 1971