Alex Tocqueville On Despotism & Democracy

“If despotism established itself in a democratic republic it would be more extensive and more mild, and it would degrade men without tormenting them.  The result would be a nation reduced to nothing but a flock of timid and industrious animals, with the government as its shepherd.”  Alex Tocqueville “Revolution & The Ancient Regime”.

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About William Holland

Systematic Theologian/International Relations
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