Four cheers for the devil …


David Davis

… for standing up for individual property rights. More important, even, than clean drinking water for all the world’s children, as advocated nobly and forcefully by Bjørn Lomborg (or is it Lombørg? I don’t know.)

The Devil was merely getting at Private Eye. But the strategically-underlying point he makes is seminal (this is a un-PC banned-word now.)

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One response to “Four cheers for the devil …

  1. DK’s point about property rights was spot on, and obviously does enjoy my full support.

    The question of GDP growth is more problematic, as the presumption that GDP is a measure of something positive just ‘aint so:

    http://lpuk.blogspot.com/2008/08/grossly-distorted-perception.html