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Quote from Bertrand de Jouvenel,

"The more one considers the matter, the clearer it becomes that redistribution is in effect far less a redistribution of free income from the richer to the poorer, as we imagined, than a redistribution of power from the individual to the State."


Bertrand de Jouvenel (more quotes by Bertrand de Jouvenel or books by/about Bertrand de Jouvenel)

(1903-1987) French philosopher, political economist, and futurist


The Ethics of Redistribution [1952] (Indianapolis: Liberty Press, 1990), p. 72.


Authority, Deception, Money, Power, Socialism, Statism, Taxation, Totalitarian, Wealth, Welfare, Tax


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