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Barbara H. Fried

  • ... if something bad happens to me or to others with whom I identify, it is owing to brute luck, but if it happens to anyone else, it is owing to unwise choices.

    • Barbara H. Fried,
    • in Boston Review ()
  • A sensible public conversation about personal responsibility would have to begin by acknowledging the limits of human rationality. ... Any opponent of social security or universal health coverage who thinks it is sensible to leave it up to a 21-year-old to decide whether to insure against potential disasters does not known any 21-year-olds.

    • Barbara H. Fried,
    • in Boston Review ()

Barbara H. Fried, U.S. scholar (law, economics, philosophy), educator, attorney