Given that poorer citizens always outnumber the rich, the classic political philosophers held that government based on majority rule would lead to organized theft from the wealthy by the democratic masses. Thus Aristotle warned, for example: "If the majority distributes among itself the things of a minority, it is evident that it will destroy the city."
Friday, April 30, 2010
At some point you have grabbed enough power
Posted by Ben Cunningham at 7:57 AM