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While Whitman worshiped equality, Tocqueville worried about it.
Americans’ passion for equality is so intense, Tocqueville said, that they are prepared to sacrifice everything else in its pursuit, including freedom.
“America is great because she is good,” wrote Tocqueville back in the day.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In America,” de Tocqueville noted, “land costs little, and anyone can become a landowner.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And you quote de Tocqueville at the front of your book, “Every American is eaten up with a longing to rise.”
And if Tocqueville is right, then Piketty is mistaken, despite the impressive scope and sophistication of his work.
This is why Tocqueville puts such a stress on the perils of patronage.
The penetrating mind of Tocqueville, I believe, was the first to perceive as much.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
It was de Tocqueville, I think, who first called attention to the "tyranny of the majority" in democratic America.
And de Tocqueville wrote long before crowd-thinking had reached anything like the development we see at present.
No wonder de Tocqueville said he found less freedom of opinion in America than elsewhere.
When De Tocqueville wrote, there were only three or four cities with a population over 100,000.