Monday, 12 October 2009

Più intelligente che bella (Un amaro confronto, Part V)...

...lo era di sicuro Lady Margaret Thatcher, che nel 1981 (grazie Ilan) disse:

«For me, pragmatism is not enough. Nor is that fashionable word, “consensus”...To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects, the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you cannot get agreement on the way ahead. What great cause would have been fought and won under the banner “I stand for consensus”?»

Una delle migliori premier degli ultimi 150 anni, IMHO.

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