If we wish to convince others that our ideology is superior, then firstly we must understand its concepts and its roots, and secondly, we must live its truth.
We live in one of the most free and prosperous societies in the history of mankind. This has not happened by chance. It is worthwhile knowing how it came about. The ideas that have created our wonderful world should be accessible to all – especially the young.
The Fortunate: ten great writers highlight how we created free and affluent societies addressses gaps in the curricula of our schools and universities.
It includes contributions by Frédéric Bastiat, Leonard E. Read, F.A. Hayek, Ludwig von Mises, Martin Luther King Jr,
Jonathan Haidt, Meg Wheatley, Peter Murphy, Matt Ridley and Deirdre McCloskey.
In addition, David Kemp has written an excellent foreword.
It has been published by Connor Court and will be released in July 2022.
The philosophers of the Enlightenment told us that liberty works and that prosperity flows from it. Two hundred years of history has shown us that this is true - that it works in practice. Moreover, it applies, not just in the Anglosphere or in the developed world. The concepts are valid universally.
We should be proud of our heritage, confident in our achievements, and prepared to fight against forces that might unwittingly seek to destroy our way of life.
We are the fortunate. Let’s keep it that way.
The early chapters are available here for you to read online.