Sunday, August 13, 2017

Stubbornly democratic

From Albion's Seed by David Hackett Fischer. Page 4. A nice description of the US culture.
The organizing question here is about what might be called the determinants of a voluntary society. The problem is to explain the origins and stability of a social system which for two centuries has remained stubbornly democratic in its politics, capitalist in its economy, libertarian in its laws, individualist in its society and pluralistic in its culture.

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