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Stillness as a Form of Action: Tocqueville on Cataclysm as an Antidote to Cultural Complacency and a Fertilizer for Growth

Stillness as a Form of Action: Tocqueville on Cataclysm as an Antidote to Cultural Complacency and a Fertilizer for Growth

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“There are periods during which human society seems to rest… This pause is, indeed, only apparent, for time does not stop its course for nations any more than for [individuals]; they are all advancing every day towards a goal with which they are unacquainted.” Even when nothing is happening, …

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