Blog author: jspalink
by on Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Samuel Gregg examines the nature of equality in democratic society. “Though Tocqueville held that democracy’s emergence was underpinned by the effects of the Judeo-Christian belief in the equality of all people in God’s sight, he perceived a type of communal angst in democratic majorities that drove them to attempt to equalize all things, even if this meant behaving despotically,” he writes.

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  • Rabbbi Louis J. Feldman

    Bravo! A brilliant article. Most people do not understand the difference between enforcing contracts and indulging in social engineering.