QUESTION 1 The veil of ignorance makes us ignorant about the primary goods, that is, about those..

QUESTION 1

The veil of ignorance makes us ignorant about the primary goods, that is, about those things everyone needs to live a decent life.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 2

Liberals disagree with libertarians about liberty. Liberals believe that liberty is not the most important thing.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 3

The difference principle explains what differences between people in society, in terms of wealth and income, are permissible.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 4

For liberals, that opportunities should be equal means primarily that there should be no laws that limit certain people's opportunities based on their so-called race, their enthnicity, their sex, and so on.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 5

Liberals hold that, in our society, the value of the political liberties -- how valuable they are to a given person -- often depends on how much wealth one has.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 6

Liberals believe that the "American Dream" is still available for most individuals, that is, that most individuals will be able to move up the economic ladder and earn more money, and be wealthier, than their parents.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 7

Liberals say that the distribution of income and wealth in the U.S. does not satisfy the difference principle.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 8

Liberals believe that wealthiest 1% of Americans should not be taxed more heavily than the bottom 99% because the wealthiest Americans have worked hard for their wealth.

True

False

10 points
QUESTION 9

Liberals are unequivocal advocates of a welfare state.

True

False