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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Alexis de Tocqueville

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Alexis de Tocqueville was born on this day in 1805.
Irene Coltman Brown provides an insight into Tocqueville, who, reflecting on the history of revolutionary France, thought that liberty alone was capable of struggling successfully against revolution.
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