Jean-Francois Revel Quote

“Democracy tends to ignore, even deny, threats to its existence because it loathes doing what is needed to counter them. It awakens only when the danger becomes deadly, imminent, evident. By then, either there is too little time left for it to save itself, or the price of survival has become crushingly high.”

~ Jean-Francois Revel

Ratings and Comments

Vexari, Chappaqua

A Republic, The American Form of Government

if you can keep it..

pretty much sums it up..

Mike, Norwalk

The founders had a greater disdain for democracy more than a monarchy. An accurate depiction.


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