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The importance of Rights

From “Democracy in America”, by Alexis de Tocqueville. Chapter 16. After the idea of virtue, I know no higher principle than that of right; or, to speak more accurately, these two ideas are commingled in one. The idea of right … Continue reading

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Raymond Aron : On aspiration of students

It is true enough; millions of people have jobs which offer no reason for living; neither production nor consumption can provide existence with meaning… If the present phase of history can be defined in terms of ballistic missiles, thermo-nuclear weapons, … Continue reading

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