Chomsky on Madison

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Sat Apr 1 16:17:18 PST 2000

> ><sarcasm>Ah. My mistake. I presumed that slaves--the people who work
>>these two estates per "man"--are people too. </sarcasm>
>>Of course, if slaves aren't people then, yes, you can read Aristotle
>>and pretend that he is a democrat. But I cannot imagine why anyone
>>woul want to...
>And by the same logic, because you would presumably deny the right to
>vote for 13 year-olds, you are "anti-democratic",

Not the same logic at all...

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