Government: Good or Bad? Big or Little?

Toward the beginning of De Caelo (On the Heavens), Aristotle makes the well-known remark that “the least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold”—or, as it is sometimes phrased, “a small error in the beginning leads to a large error later on.

Thomas Storck

Thomas Storck’s latest book is Christendom and the West: Essays on Culture, Society, and History. He is a member of the editorial board of the Chesterton Review.

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