Condorcet quote

Rob Lanphier robla at
Fri Jan 23 22:33:08 PST 1998

On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, Bob Rand wrote:
> Q: I'm looking for a quote from Condorcet, which I've lost. He explains
> the pull of a person to join a party and concludes with the observation
> that "adhesion of the sect" becomes the all-driving (immoral)
> compulsion. Do you recall the paragraph? (Major reason why normal voting
> doesn't work.)

Not sure, but I'm sure someone on the e.m. list would know (who I've cc'd)

Does anyone have this?

Rob Lanphier
robla at

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