The Three Blind Spots of Politics

“Liberals first. In their eagerness to empathize with the victim, they can turn the victim into an object rather than an independent actor.

[…] Conservatives dehumanize in their own way. In their zeal to preserve civilization and the American way of life, they demonize those that they see as a threat to civilization.

[…Libertarians ] struggle to imagine that some people are poorly served by markets, that some transactions involve exploitation of ignorance and that the self-regulation of markets can fail.”