The myth that the founding
The myth that the founding of American Republic was based on the philosophy of John Locke could only have been maintained, because the history of Leibniz’s influence was suppressed.
– Robert Trout
- The myth that John Locke was the philosopher behind the American Republic, is easily refuted by examining how Locke’s philosophy steered Thomas Jefferson, for example. – Robert Trout
- Our Founding Fathers crafted a constitutional Republic for the first time in the history of the world because they were shaping a form of government that would not have the failures of a democracy in it, but had the representation of democracy in it. – Steve King
- The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill. – Robert Heller
- History is the present. That’s why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth. – E. L. Doctorow
- But the Committee for Industrial Organizations is here. It is now henceforth a definite instrumentality, destined greatly to influence the lives of our people and the internal and external course of the republic. – John L. Lewis
- History is a myth that men agree to believe. – Napoleon
- In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule. – Robert W. Welch, Jr.
- To know the truth of history is to realize its ultimate myth and its inevitable ambiguity. – Roy P. Basler
- In mass societies, myth takes the place of history. – William Bosenbrook
- The American Republic was bound – is still bound – to follow in the centuries to come the same course to destruction as did Rome. – Robert W. Welch, Jr.