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The Machiavellians, Defenders of Freedom by James Burnham
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Nov 18, 12

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Read from June 24 to November 18, 2012

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James Burnham
“There is no one force, no group, and no class that is the preserver of liberty. Liberty is preserved by those who are against the existing chief power. Oppositions which do not express genuine social forces are as trivial, in relation to entrenched power, as the old court jesters.”
James Burnham, The Machiavellians, Defenders of Freedom


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06/24/2012 page 156
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06/25/2012 page 174
57.0% "Chapter on Robert Michels - "The Limits of Democracy""

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