Sunday, 25 February 2018

Quote of the Day: Human progress ...


"In other classes of animals, the individual ... attains, in the compass of a single life, all the perfection his nature can reach. But in the human kind, the species has a progress as well as the individual. They build in every subsequent age on foundations formerly laid."
~ Adam Ferguson, from 'An Essay on the History of Civil Society'

[Hat tip Human Progress]

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