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Re: ‘Social Justice’


David French’s post on, among other things, the phrase “social justice” reminds me of Friedrich Hayek’s characterization of the word “social” as a “weasel word,” meaning that as an adjective it sucks the meaning out of whatever noun it modifies. Thus, social science is not really science, social engineering is not really engineering, and social justice is, well, you get the picture.


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