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Ludwig Lewisohn – A danger in democracy

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Democracy which began by liberating man politically has developed a dangerous tendency to enslave him through the tyranny of majorities and the deadly power of their opinion.

Ludwig Lewisohn   (1882-1955)

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Blaise Pascal – Accused of folly

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Blaise PascalThe highest order of mind is accused of folly, as well as the lowest. Nothing is thoroughly approved but mediocrity. The majority has established this, and it fixes its fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way.

Blaise Pascal  

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