Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Tocqueville Predicted the Tyranny of the Majority in Our Modern World

Born 225 Years Ago, Tocqueville Predicted the Tyranny of the Majority in Our Modern World:

We often boast about having attained some unimaginable redefinition of ourselves and our nation. How odd then, that someone born 225 years ago today could understand us with more clarity and depth than we understand ourselves.
Back in 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville accurately foresaw both much of what ails us and our remarkable uniqueness and strengths. 
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