Sunday, July 5, 2015

Quote of the Day (Reinhold Niebuhr, on Why Democracy Is Possible and Necessary)

“Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.”—American theologian and public intellectual Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971), “The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness,” in The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr: Selected Essays and Addresses (1986)

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