Obama and the Insanity of the Liberal Mind

One conservative assumption to which I will admit: the tragic limitations of all humans, especially their propensity to choose evil simply because they can. The strange belief in innate (rather than learned) human goodness that animates much so-called “liberal” thought seems to me a delusion that even a cursory familiarity with human history and human nature should expose.

==Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge (Thornton, Bruce)

insanityMen who look upon themselves born to reign, and others to obey, soon grow insolent; selected from the rest of mankind their minds are early poisoned by importance; and the world they act in differs so materially from the world at large, that they have but little opportunity of knowing its true interests, and when they succeed to the government are frequently the most ignorant and unfit of any throughout the dominions.

Obama and the Insanity of the Liberal Mind