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The creative society by Lars Tvede

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THEDONATIONDELUSIONS

In the Medieval Age, the central political struggle in the West was between the privileged classes and the rest. Being “bourgeois” (in French), or “burgerlich” (in German) meant being part of the rest, and these people defended the view that all citizens should have equal opportunities, in the same way as we now expect that all are equal before the law, or the players on a football field must all follow the same rules.

The opposition to these bourgeois were people who enjoyed innate privileges such as royals and nobles. These people were born with much better opportunities than the rest.

This power struggle was gradually ...

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