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Is Reality Optional?: And Other Essays
by Thomas Sowell

Sowell challenges all the assumptions of contemporary liberalism on issues ranging from the economy to race to education in this collection of controversial essays, and captures his thoughts on politics, race, and common sense with a section at the end for thought-provoking quotes.

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Selected Quotes

Thomas Sowell
The older I get, and the more I see of human beings, the more I understand why some people love their dogs so much. view tweet
Thomas Sowell
The assumption that spending more of the taxpayers' money will make things better has survived all kinds of evidence that it has made things worse. view tweet
Thomas Sowell
It is amazing how much panic one honest man can spread among a multitude of hypocrites. view tweet
Thomas Sowell
In my old neighborhood, there was a special contempt for the kind of guy who was always trying to get other guys to fight each other. Today, it's considered a great contribution to society to incite consumers against producers, women against men, and the races against each other. view tweet
Thomas Sowell
The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics. view tweet

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