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Herbert Spencer

” If men use their liberty in such a way as to surrender their liberty, are they thereafter any the less slaves? If people by a plebiscite elect a man despot over them, do they remain free because the despotism was of their own making?

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Social Statics: The Conditions Essential to Human Happiness Specified, and The First of Them Developed

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Spencer’s first major work of political philosophy in which he attempts to lay the basis for a limited state on a rigorous development of a doctrine of natural rights. 372 more words

Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer

” The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.”

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The Great Man Theory of Leadership

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Great leaders are born, not made”? This quote sums up the basic tenant of the great man theory of leadership, which suggests that the capacity for leadership is inborn. 405 more words

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