A grand theory


When Thomas Sowell wrote,

“The desire of intellectuals for some grand theory that will explain complex patterns with some solitary and simple factor has produced many ideas that do not stand up under scrutiny, but which have nevertheless had widespread acceptance – and sometimes catastrophic consequences – in countries around the world.”

he wasn’t thinking about ISO accreditation.  It was the product of more practical people than intellectuals.

 

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