„To-day, there are too many points of view of equal value and prestige, each showing the relativity of the other, to permit us to take any one position and to regard it as impregnable and absolute. Only this socially disorganized intellectual situation makes possible the insight, hidden until now by a generally stable social structure and the practicability of certain traditional norms, that every point of view is particular to a social situation.“

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—  Jacques Ellul French sociologist, technology critic, and Christian anarchist 1912 - 1994
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—  Alexis De Tocqueville French political thinker and historian 1805 - 1859
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