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The State

Anthony de Jasay

Find this book at buch7.de | eurobuch.com | buchhandel.de | books.google.com ASIN=0865971714, Category: Political Philosophy, Language: E

Explains, why it is inevitable that the majority in a democracy will abuse their power.

Quotes:

- Any political decision that, by invoking the common good, overrides the will and wishes of some to satisfy others, is the execution of a value judgment about individual wills and wishes.

- No Goedelian system can out-Goedel itself.

- If the state got total power, "why should they stop short of total confiscation?"