The main reason centralized decision making fails is first that simple mistakes can have colossal impacts and second that simple mistakes are inevitable. That’s why I believe in free economies, for example, even though I believe they are fundamentally dangerous.
This article is written from a perspective that, and is about decision makers who, fail to see that basic and rather obvious point. Freedom and justice have a scale that does not correspond to wishful thinking.
I offer this as an additional piece of evidence for the transformation of college education through which we are passing.