Mamet: When People Stop Arguing

of course, all people argue. That’s what a democracy is. When you stop arguing, that’s when you have a dictatorship.

David Mamet (HT: Barry Ickes).

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  • R. Scott Clark
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  1. How many times have I read of this present administration closing the door on any debate!

  2. God is not undemocratic in the way He silences those who would argue with Him.
    As so many of His servants have found.

  3. I think it was Erick Erickson who penned the memorable line about the “new intolerance”: “You will be made to care.”

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