Professor Kilpatrick’s Page, “I am the Law”: Mayor Hague and His Chamber of Commerce Backing
by William H. Kilpatrick - 1938
THE ultimate social conflict, perhaps of all, is that between force and reasoning; between rule by willful men and rule by intelligence and by law; between the position which says, "It shall be so because I will have it and I have the power to force it," and the opposed position which says, "Come let us reason together, let us decide the matter by orderly processes in accordance with justly established rights." When we hear that Hitler or Mussolini or any of their henchmen subordinates have used unabashed force to compel their will, we are not surprised. It is all of a piece with their dictatorship theories.
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