[...] In ancient Athens, arguments were had over equality versus freedom, an old left/right paradigm divide between those who believed that people were not born equal and those who believed that they could be made equal if human nature could just be overridden a little - or a lot . . .

 

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Olivia Pierson

Olivia Pierson

I value the principles which became the hallmarks of Western democracy, made possible by the Age of Reason; religious tolerance (a wall between religion and state), a commitment to scientific inquiry,...