Posts Categorized: Tocqueville

AFTER THE FIRE AND THE STORM

Posted by & filed under Allan Bloom, Allegory of the Cave, Boob Tube, Homer Simpson, meaning of life, morals and values, Plato, Science and Religion, symbols meaning, Television, Tocqueville.

TweetShare “After all the fire and storm of the historical process, the struggles between good and evil, progress and reaction, the long and difficult climb from barbarism and slavery up into the light of civilization and finally of free civil society, at last and at length we struggle up to the peak of the mountain…
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HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY

Posted by & filed under Columbus Day. Freedom Equality, Dogmatism, Liberty, meaning of life, Spirit, Tocqueville.

So he didn’t discover America. We can still celebrate the ‘discovery’ of America, where the intent of the Founders was to create a nation where Wisdom, Beauty, Liberty and Spirit would thrive. To maintain freedom and equality, Alexis de Tocquevile knew that the spirit must reject dogmatism, and religions must remain within their proper bounds…
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