Friday, July 3, 2009

John Stuart Mill puts it near the bullseye

"I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it." - John Stuart Mill, 1866

1 comment:

  1. Years after I was his student, I asked the best teachers I had, "Is education basically a progressive activity?"

    I expected a qualified answer, but he just said, "Yes."