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Shepherds and sheep

John Stuart Mill’s classic essay “On Liberty” gives reasons why some people should not be taking over other people’s decisions about their own lives. But Professor Cass Sunstein of Harvard has given reasons to the contrary. He cites research showing “that people make a lot of mistakes, and that those mistakes can prove extremely damaging.” Professor Sunstein is undoubtedly correct that “people make a lot of mistakes.” Most of us ...

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  • Headline: Shepherds and sheep
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 14 on 02/28/2013
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