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Al Gore Global Rousseauian

Al Gore in the early 1990s: 

Rousseau said the body politic is a moral being possessed of a will. He was thinking at the national level. We need to take it to the international one. We need to make the leap from nationhood to a sense of identity that is truly global, but that embodies Rousseau’s point.  

More at the LFB. 


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