I like to consult with defunct economists from time to time, just to see if there’s anything in the ash heap worth relighting so we can stand in its glow again.
We must make the building of a free society once more an intellectual adventure, a deed of courage. … Unless we can make the philosophic foundations of a free society once more a living intellectual issue, and its implementation a task which challenges the ingenuity and imagination of our liveliest minds, the prospects of freedom are indeed dark. But if we can regain that belief in power of ideas … the battle is not lost.
Oh, and here’s Hayek’s mad skills on the mic:
I think these books are about the making of the video: