Quote of the Day

Ideally, if political equality exists, citizens become co-creators of their shared world. Freedom from domination and the opportunity for co-creation maximize the space available for individual and collective flourishing.
-Danielle Allen, Our Declaration
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Quote of the Day

Don’t we mourn the dead on Memorial Day with volleyball and sunscreen? Don’t We the People commemorate the Fourth of July by setting meat and bottle rockets on fire? Which makes a lot of sense when you remember that a phrase as weird and whimsical as ‘the pursuit of happiness’ sits right there – in the second sentence of the founding document of the country.

-Sarah Vowell, Take the Cannoli