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John Taylor

John Taylor of Caroline

I renounce the idea sometimes advanced that the state governments ever were or continue to be, sovereign or unlimited. If the people are sovereign, their governments cannot also be sovereign.


John Taylor of Caroline, as quoted in Walter E. Volkomer, ed., The Liberal Tradition in American Thought (G. P. Putnam Sons, 1969)

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2 Comments

  1. Mario Guiollont Jr. says:

    He’s right. If the individual is sovereign, how can he/she be governed?

  2. Mario Guillont Jr. says:

    He’s right. If the individual is sovereign, then how can he/she be governed?

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