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Jun. 23rd, 2010

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“Democracy is the political regime in which the citizen entrusts the public interests to those men to whom he would never entrust his private interests.” -- Nicolás Gómez Dávila

“Dying societies accumulate laws like dying men accumulate remedies.” -- Nicolás Gómez Dávila

“Universal suffrage in the end does not recognize any of the individual’s rights except the ‘right’ to be alternately oppressor or oppressed.” -- Nicolás Gómez Dávila

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