Hard Head, Soft Heart

On a walk through Paris this week, the good doctor comes upon yet another absurd leftist slogan about equality on a wall, which leads to this week’s Takimag column.

Moreover, it is perfectly obvious that justice and equality of outcome of material conditions are completely incompatible. If of two men of very similar backgrounds one works very hard and the other is a complete idler, it would be unjust if they were rewarded with the same standard of living—an equality brought about by transferring the fruits of the labor of the first of the two men to the second.

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