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I’m told that this is one of Voltaire’s most famous aphorisms: “I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.” Advertisements

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I really should qualify the aphorism listed on the top right hand corner of The Polity. I do not mean that political philosophy is a spurious endeavor. I think political philosophy is one of the most important but neglected areas … Continue reading

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