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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes: It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
         

It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.


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