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Quote from Robert Nisbet,

"There are…certain freedoms that are like circuses. Their very existence, so long as they are individual and enjoyed chiefly individually as by spectators, diverts men’s mind from the loss of other, more fundamental, social and economic and political rights."


Robert Nisbet (more quotes by Robert Nisbet or books by/about Robert Nisbet)

(1913-1996) American sociologist, author


Twilight of Authority, 1975


Apathy, Deception, Economics, Politics, Power, Rights, Speech


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