Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Big Speech: Chesterton on Democracy

The Declaration of Independence dogmatically bases all rights on the fact that God created all men equal; and it is right; for if they were not created equal, they were certainly evolved unequal. There is no basis for democracy except in a dogma about the divine origin of man.

G.K. Chesterton: What I Saw In America, 1922.

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