Every political good carried to the extreme must be productive of evil.
The fact is, the hand wringing ninnies who whine that there is a widening gap almost always demand the government do something about it without contemplating that government solutions may well be the sloth inducing problem that has led to the gap increasing
"With me everything turns into mathematics."
"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
"It is truth very certain that, when it is not in one's power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is more probable." -- Rene Descartes
Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion