"Hey, Kids! Let's Take A Trip Behind The Veil of Ignorance!"

I was aware that there are sharp criticisms of John Rawls's famed "Veil of Ignorance" thought experiment, but I didn't pay any attention: I have no patience for government design relying on abstractions rather than history. But Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry's piece is terrific fun to read. In a few hundred words he utterly eviscerates the use the Left has made of the idea.