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The Search for Perfection is a Recipe for Bloodshed – “My Reading Life” – Bob Carr 

May 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Communism, Extremism, Humanism, Ideology, Philosophy, Policy, Politics, Progressive Politics, Quotes, Socialism

(Isaiah) Berlin takes his analysis a step further. He writes that such a

“search for perfection does seem to me a recipe for bloodshed, no better even if it is demanded by the sincerest of idealists, the purest of heard… To force people into the neat uniforms demanded by dogmatically believed in schemes is almost always the road to inhumanity.”

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