How to change the course of human history

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How to change the course of human history

Post by vexed87 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:45 am

How to change the course of human history: https://www.eurozine.com/change-course-human-history/

Interesting read, I enjoyed it.
Rousseau was really trying to explore what he considered the fundamental paradox of human politics: that our innate drive for freedom somehow leads us, time and again, on a ‘spontaneous march to inequality’. In Rousseau’s own words: ‘All ran headlong for their chains in the belief that they were securing their liberty; for although they had enough reason to see the advantages of political institutions, they did not have enough experience to foresee the dangers’.

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