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Double Standards in Morality – “Democracy, an American novel” – Henry Adams

July 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Democracy, Means and Ends, Morality, Philosophy, Politics, US Politics

She could not deny that there must be something wrong in a double standard of morality, but where was it? Mr. Ratcliffe seemed to her to be doing good work with as pure means as he had at hand. He ought to be encouraged, not reviled. What was she that she should stand in judgement?


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