Symposium: America in Theory and Practice
Is There a Political Philosophy in the Declaration of Independence?
Doing What Comes Naturally, a review of Steven E. Rhoads's Taking Sex Differences Seriously
By: Elizabeth Corey
There is no basis for democracy except in a dogma about the divine origin of man. That is a perfectly simple fact which the modern world will find out more and more to be a fact. Every other basis is a sort of sentimental confusion, full of merely verbal echoes of the older creeds. ... Men will more and more realize that there is no meaning in democracy if there is no meaning in anything; and that there is no meaning in anything if the universe has not a center of significance and an authority that is the author of our rights.