They don’t know what they’re doing!

The masses probably will not be moved by “Hayekian” thought. Hayek tries to understand error, not condemn those who err, but politics is about mobilization, not understanding. It is hard to mobilize people against an opposition that is merely mistaken, not evil. Besides, Hayek’s epistemology is difficult to slap on a placard (but here’s a try: “They don’t know what they’re doing!”).

Jeffrey Friedman 'It's Complicated' NRO