Charles Murray, 1943 -

“A free society is most threatened not by uses of government that are obviously bad, but by uses of government that seem obviously good.”

— Charles Murray, What It Means to Be a Libertarian


Charles Murray is the W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. One of America’s leading social scientists, Murray has made major intellectual contributions on a range of subjects including welfare, happiness, IQ, the American regulatory system, crime, and class.
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Dubbed “the most dangerous” conservative thinker in America in a New York Times Magazine cover story, Charles Murray has been a highly influential critic of Great Society welfare policies.
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