13 de agosto de 2008

La mejor frase que he leído hoy

Escribe James Madison en The Federalist Papers:

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.

Esto es, en términos resumidos, conocido como la 'paradoja del gobierno'.

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