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Started by sjfish avatar sjfish

Can someone explain what this means?! I have to write a counter argument for school, but I don't even understand this quote.

sjfish avatarsjfish said:

Oh here is the quote:

sjfish avatarsjfish said:

? Not only does democracy make every man forget his ancestors, but also clouds their view of their descendants and isolates them from their contemporaries. Each man is for ever thrown back on himself alone, and there is danger that he may be shut up in the solitude of his own heart.Alexis De Tocqueville

toddjames avatartoddjames said:

No one is in control of your happiness but you: therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.

adonybus avataradonybus said:

Man's individuality is seduced into a dilution to maintain the greater good.. lest chaos, anarchy and sedition send each assunder. Man is both an island and a particpant but not a common denominator on demand..The solitude of his own heart is his freedom...

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