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The Moral Disaster of Health Care

Today on Uncommon Knowledge—according to Daniel Hannan, health care is not just an economic issue, but a moral one.

The real problem with the growth of welfare is not that it retires economic growth, although it does…The real malignancy is the way it frays the bonds that used to tie society together. It makes us less virtuous as individual citizens and it…it makes us—it infantilizes us. It makes us less likely to take on our responsibilities.

 

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Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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