Democracy is the great religion of the West – probably the greatest religion because it affirms other religions; probably the greatest culture because it affirms other cultures. But it’s based on faith, it’s based on appetite for fraternity, it’s based on love, and therefore it shares the characteristics of a religious movement. It’s also like a religion in that it’s never really been tried.
The Future by Alberto Manzano. El Europeo: Spring 1993. Note: Originally posted June 26, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric