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The Danger of Benevolent Paternalism: Socialization and the Role of Government

From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been calls from the American public for federal and state governments to combat the spread of the virus. These calls may seem quite innocuous and unsurprising, but they represent a dangerous trend in U.S. culture. Specifically, these calls for government action highlight a concerning belief among a wide portion of the American public that, when faced with an economic, social, or political problem, we should first look to the government...
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Liberty in the Wake of Coronavirus
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Never before has 'freedom from' so worryingly related to 'freedom to.' Nearly three billion people currently live under lockdowns enacted by governments. In these uncertain times, most of us remain confined to our homes and accept these unprecedented restrictions as a temporary but necessary sacrifice...

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