Category Archives: Fatal Conceit


The Road to Serfdom and The Fatal Conceit.

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Obama’s Fatal Conceit

Steven Horwitz: The headlines blare that President Obama will “restructure the financial services industry” and “fix the health care crisis.” A 31-yearold with no experience in the business world, but a lot of experience in politics, has been put in … Continue reading

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Barack Obama and The Fatal Conceit

A quick google of “Obama” and “fatal conceit” harvests over 16,000 links.   The interpretation of Barack Obama and his government as an instantiation of what Friedrich Hayek examined in his classic book The Fatal Conceit has become one of the … Continue reading

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