Why Leftists Hate Human Nature

There are two prevailing views of human nature. In one view, humans are naturally bad. In the other, humans are naturally good. This may be a simplification, but it is accurate in the aggregate. In broad terms, leftists tend to believe that humans are naturally good—or at least naturally perfectible. And that is why they emphasize things like the war on poverty, socialized education, and socialized medicine. They believe that the old Platonic lie is actually true—vice is a consequence of poverty Read more […]