The Kosmos Biblioth

Roger E. Eichorn's Blog: Fantasy, Philosophy, and whatever else I feel like writing about

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Descartes on Democracy

“Here, as in all democratic states, those who complain the loudest when they are insulted have the greatest power, even if they have the least reason for their complaints.”

– Descartes, “Letter to Princess Elizabeth” (10 May 1647)

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