Human ingenuity takes flight

Man will never run out of natural resources.

This idea separates liberals and conservatives. Conservatives view human ingenuity as the “ultimate resource,” to quote the title of a watershed book written by the late, great economist, Julian Simon.

Where liberals try to cheat the laws of supply and demands with mandates and onerous regulation, conservatives view the laws of the marketplace as the catalyst to innovation, change, and the advancement of human civilization.

Where liberals view more people as a burden, fueling a philosophy that views human life as disposable, conservatives see these same people as an opportunity, the source of new creativity, innovation, and knowledge…

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