16 March 2012

Demanding what is just #nlpoli

For if it is to establish an order that citizens will agree to support, the state must go further than merely investigating their needs;  it must also encourage them to demand what they consider just.  In this way democracy becomes a system in which all citizens participate in government…

Pierre Trudeau,  Approaches to politics, p. 78

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1 comment:

Peter said...

"Fuddle duddle."
- Pierre Trudeau, February 16, 1971, House of Commons