नास्तिक (heterodox)

My name is Ramesh and this is my personal blog.

Year 1855

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Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation, we began by declaring that ‘ all men are created equal.’ We now practically read it ‘all men are created equal, except Negroes.’ When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read ‘all men are created equals, except Negroes, and foreigners, and catholics.’ When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving liberty — to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocracy.

HT: Jonathan Yardley

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Written by Ramesh

November 2, 2008 at 4:04 pm

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