07 April 2009
Hand off the power to a third, divine party
So long as the ultimate power resides across the covenantal divide between man and God it is difficult in the affairs of men for any elite to wield absolute power. Divine authority is a stop against despotism, against the disintegration of diverse institutions of power within the civil society and the concentration of all the levers of power into one centralized corpus.
Labels: ancien regime
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