In the long run, a society’s attitude toward the free enterprise system will determine whether it thrives or flounders. Unfortunately, our society is mostly uninformed about the “beauty, balance, and wisdom” of the free enterprise system that made our society a great place to live.
This is why I say the most important cause that one could pursue is educating the masses (or small groups or individuals) about economics and public choice theory. If “we the people” determine the form of our government, shouldn’t we educate ourselves enough to make an informed choice?
Here’s a well written article hot off the press from Liberty that describes the problem well: Poisoning the Well.
My first post about this: The Ultimate Cause.