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Monday, November 5, 2012

On the Eve of an American Election


On the eve of an American election, it's only fitting that we supply three choice quotes from the great H. L. Mencken:

– Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.

– A good politician, under democracy, is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.

– Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.

Happy voting (or not), everyone.

  • Max Borders is author of The Social Singularity. He is also the founder and Executive Director of Social Evolution—a non-profit organization dedicated to liberating humanity through innovation. Max is also co-founder of the Voice & Exit event and former editor at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). Max is a futurist, a theorist, a published author and an entrepreneur.