Tag Archives: Voice of the People is the Voice of God

Asking Questions of the Perpetually Uninformed

Anyone who’s spent far too many years kicking around Paris each December, and who has now and then played piano in a few dark urban bars, noodling away at the old standards in the background, has a soft spot for … Continue reading

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Vox Populi, Vox Dei

How’s your Latin? Those words up there say that the voice of the people is the voice of God. Maybe William of Malmesbury first put it that way in the twelfth century, but it actually popped up much earlier, in … Continue reading

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