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Quote: Alexis de Tocqueville on Religion Rocks

Quote: Alexis de Tocqueville on Religion Rocks

“Upon my arrival in the United States, the religious aspect of the country was the first thing that struck my attention, and the longer I stayed there the more did I perceive the great political consequences resulting from this state of things, to which I was unaccustomed.” Monsieur de Tocqueville toured the United states from … Continue reading

Quote: Alexis de Tocqueville on Socialism

Quote: Alexis de Tocqueville on Socialism

“But one also finds in the human heart a depraved taste for equality, which impels the weak to want to bring the strong down to their level, and which reduces men to preferring equality in servitude to inequality in freedom.”¬†¬†Political Consequences of the Social State of the Anglo-Americans. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was, and still … Continue reading