Broken Fence   1 comment

Peloncillo MountainsBroken Fence — Computer Art by kenne

“Society is indeed a contract. Subordinate contracts for objects of
mere occasional interest may be dissolved at pleasure – but the
state ought not to be considered as nothing better than a
partnership agreement in a trade of pepper and coffee, calico, or
tobacco, or some other such low concern, to be taken up for a little
temporary interest, and to be dissolved by the fancy of the parties.
It is to be looked on with other reverence because it is not a
partnership in things subservient only to the gross animal
existence of a temporary and perishable nature.”

— Edmund Burke

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  1. Reblogged this on Becoming is Superior to Being and commented:

    Philosopher and statesman Edmund Burke still matters is the conclusion of a NY Times opinion piece. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/05/opinion/sunday/edmund-burke.html

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