Tag Archives: Montesquieu

Democracy

Photo Credit: Fred Gildersleeve (1881-1958) Why is democracy the ideal form of government?: Because otherwise — to use the philosopher Montesquieu’s phrase from The Spirit of Laws — “the life and liberty of the subject would be exposed to arbitrary … Continue reading

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Guidelines

Photo Credit: неизвестен In Eastern Christianity and other icon-painting Christian traditions, the icon is generally a flat panel painting depicting a holy being or object such as Jesus, Mary, Saints, Angels, or the cross.  Icons may also be cast in … Continue reading

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