Friday, April 10, 2015

The Enlightenment

Providing so much freedom, people are losing their heads over it!







Hat-tip Samson Corwell.

1 comment:

  1. French Revolution? Okay, yeah, they got carried away, but what they did doesn't seem like control so much as it seems like the ends justifying the means. (Sometimes I hear them referred to as "leftists", but I can't see it.) I was disputing your implication here (and also here) that the Enlightenment resulted in a shift to "preference"-oriented thinking, which is different than consent to me.

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