Friday, September 9, 2011

Pluralism and the Majority

The modern state does not comprehend how anyone can be guided by something other than itself.  In its eyes pluralism is treason.  Once you credit man with the power of reason and with inviolable rights, you set bounds beyond which the will of majorities may not go.
Source: Richard Weaver, Ideas Have Consequences 1948

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