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Day: June 29, 2018

We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.

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June 29, 2018

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

“Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” – Winston Churchill

Alexis de Tocqueville recognized that democracy presented major changes in the political world which would also affect the social world.

 » Read more about: Tocqueville Celebrates Democracy  »

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