May 22, 2006

Old exercise

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."

John Kenneth Galbraith, 1908-2006 (US Ambassador to India, 1961-63)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

"There are no moral phenomena . . . only moral explanations of phenomena."

Nietzsche

Anirudh said...

Good one.

Roshan said...

Nice! I think I may use this someday.