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C | CONSTITUTION & CRUELTY
Why are constitutions the site of our new civil wars? How did we, who live in democracies, become at once more fanatically attached to the words of the constitution and remorselessly barbaric in compromising its very spirit? Mutant probes the most philosophically knotty, politically charged, and violently contested nucleus of modern democracies: their founding document.
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