Ideas Have Consequences: First-Rate Title, Third-Rate Book

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015


I begin with an aphorism: “Moral ideas without institutional sanctions are impotent. Institutional sanctions without moral ideas are tyrannical.” Every civilization attempts to deal with this aphorism. So does every political movement. There is never universal agreement on either the content of morality or the efficiency of the sanctions. This is a battle for the […]

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