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If men use their liberty in such a way as to surrender their liberty, are they thereafter any the less slaves If people by a plebiscite elect a man despot over them, do they remain free because the despotism was of their own making
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Herbert Spencer

English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)

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