The View From 1776
Friday, November 20, 2009
Liberal-progresives are fond of central planning, whether for an entire economy, an economic subsystem like healthcare, or for urban areas. The unspoken presumption is an arrogant, elitist belief that liberal-progressives are much more intelligent than the average individual and are therefore entitled to impose their planning designs.
Such was the atrocious inhumanity of socialist France’s architect Le Corbusier.
In the United States the totalitarian planning arrogance of liberal-progressivism found expression in the bulldozing projects of New York City’s Robert Moses.