Unformatted text preview: Tyranny of the majority – Chapter 15 – Premise of equality – if everyone is equal, than everyone’s opinion is equal to everyone else’s, so 2 people outweigh one. No opportunity for dissent. Natural law – laws of nature and the laws of G-d. Higher authority, and statement of this kind – essentially undemocratic. Imposing this on others – undemocratic. 263 – independence of mind and freedom of expression. In America, with democracy, there is one authority – and if you think differently, you can, but you will be a stranger among your people. Won't be chosen if you disagree with them. People – how can you stand Bush? He is like US! He looks like us, but most people like this common touch. -The politician – need to please the public, getting with the mainstream. -Race in America – Jefferson and Rush?...
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