Author Topic: Alexis de Tocqueville on Islam  (Read 215 times)

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Offline rangerrebew

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Alexis de Tocqueville on Islam
« on: February 23, 2014, 11:14:58 AM »
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"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

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Re: Alexis de Tocqueville on Islam
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2014, 07:43:52 PM »
links don't follow.

The first goes to
http://www.epsociety.org/library/articles.asp?pid=33&ap=1
on the topic, My Pilgrimage from Atheism to Theism

The second leads to 2 pages of Tocquerville, and on page 2 is the second.
http://www.quoteland.com/author/Alexis-de-Tocqueville-Quotes/1951/?pg=2



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