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Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large.
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ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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