There is an incredible danger in giving up your liberties to “fight the war” on whatever the latest national emergency happens to be. In his book The Road to Serfdom published in 1944, noted economist and Nobel Prize Winner, F. A. Hayek illustrated how national emergencies can pave the way for the loss of liberty and the rise of dictatorships.
The “War on COVID19”
In the latest “War on COVID19” the loss of liberty has happened all around the world plunging millions of people into financial suffering and uncertainty due to the restrictions on their ability to work and provide for their families. In fact, you have seen it quite blatantly in the most recent power grab by Hungary’s Prime Minister.
Watch the following video and see if you can see the parallels. Think about these things as you remember what it was like when you used to be able to go for a walk on the beach, park or public trail.