This Morality Isn’t Going to Consensus Itself
No invisible hand guides the hearts of the people.
What holds societies together within regimes that can last? Sovereigns? Believers? Invisible hands? Samuel Gregg, Aaron Sibarium, Dan McCarthy, and Samuel Hammond respond to Adrian Vermuele’s critique of liberalism’s answers.
2019 is, by any reckoning, a bad year for liberalism. This is not only so at the level of practice, or at the level of theory, but at the level of what liberals might call public reason. More people across the ideological landscape are distinguishing gaps between what they perceive is so and what basic…