Bryan Caplan Quotes (2 quotes)
“In a modern democracy, not only can a libertarian be elitist; a libertarian has to be elitist. To be a libertarian in a modern democracy is to say that nearly 300 million Americans are wrong, and a handful of nay-sayers are right.”
Quoted in Elitism or Populism: Pick Your Poison, by Arnold Kling (November 12, 2006)
“I rejected Christianity because I determined that it was, to be blunt, idiotic. I rejected Objectivism and Austrianism, in contrast, as mixtures of deep truths and unfortunate mistakes.”
Intellectual Autobiography of Bryan Caplan
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
Hudibras, a poem, Volume 1, printed by W. Lewis for Thomas McLean, 1819, p. 366, Part II, Canto II
As quoted in: Newsday, 11 February 1988
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBryan Caplan
Born: April 8, 1971 (age 48)
Bio: Bryan Caplan is an American economist, a Professor of Economics at George Mason University, Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center, adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute, and blogger for EconLog. He is best known for his work in public choice theory and for his right-libertarian ideology.