Bring on the Philosopher Kings

October 25, 2007

I was always attracted to the ideas of Plato’s Republic but realised that such feelings might have been considered elitist. However having subjected myself to this, and this I think the case against universal suffrage is now clearly established and the empathy of George Bush for his electorate cannot be disputed. No thanks to Sonja for finding these.

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