Monday, June 28, 2004


The Last Expression of Democracy

Ernest Renan (1823-1892), Philosophical Dialogues, quoted by Eric Hoffer in The Ordeal of Change (New York: Harper & Row, 1967), pp. 43-44:
It is much to be feared that the last expression of democracy may be a social state with a degenerate populace having no other aim than to indulge in the ignoble appetites of the vulgar.

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