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Quote of the Week: Adolfo Perez Esquivel

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“The social order we seek is not a utopia. It is a world where political life is understood in terms of active participation by the governors and the governed in the realization of the common good.”

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

1980 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Excerpt from Nobel Peace Prize Speech
 

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Submitted by Pierrick on
Dear Basaninyenzi, I buy into it actually. Has he said whether the "common good" was always easy to collectively identify? Anyway, a good chance for me to discover your blog. best regards Pierrick

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