G.K. Chesterton on Democracy

“This is the first principle of democracy: that the essential things in men are the things they hold in common, not the things they hold separately. And the second principle is merely this: that the political instinct or desire is one of these things which they hold in common.”

— G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, chapter 4

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June 27, 2007 · 10:19 pm

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