Monday, July 2, 2012

Happy Independence

"Our hope for the future of the human species may be reduced to three important points: the destruction of inequality among nations; the progress of equality within nations themselves; and finally, the real improvement of humanity.


Thus the day will come when the sun will shine only on free men born knowing no other master but their reason; where tyrants and their slaves, priests and their ignorant, hypocritical writings will exist only in the history books and theaters ... "

Translation of
The Marquis of Condorcet
Sketch of Progress of the Human Mind

1 comment:

  1. 218 years later and we're still hoping! Hope it was a good day for you.