Once, we trusted the world had wise custodians, those the rest of us could respect, admire, and emulate. Those guardians gave us ideas on how we too could succeed if we followed the examples they had set: Big bold yet simple ideas on personal freedoms, rugged individualism, unbounded liberties. But the world is not straightforward like that. Economic and political life is full of tradeoffs.
Recorded Nanyang Auditorium, NTU, Singapore, Sat 08 Oct 2016
(If you can’t get to that YouTube video, you’re welcome to look at the video on my own site)