Bertrand Russell Quotes 366
The connection of democracy with individual liberty is not as close as is sometimes thought. Theoretically, and as a matter of definition, democracy is compatible with a complete absence of liberty for minorities. There is nothing that can be called strictly undemocratic in outlawing Communists in a country where the majority dislikes them.
Source: What is Democracy, 1953, by Bertrand Russell
Reprinted in : Fact and Fiction, part II: Politics and Education, chapter 2
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