… from Thomas Sowell’s Best 1987 volume, page 12; Conflict of vision:
He did not forget the moral limitations of man in general and his egoistic nature in particular. [Adam] It doesn’t count as Smith or things that change. They are taken as natural facts of life, the basic constraint in his vision. The basic moral and social challenge was to make the most of the possibilities within that limit rather than waste energies in trying to change human nature—an attempt Smith found futile and futile.
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