Essay on Insights on de Tocqueville's Democracy in America

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Another way of

saying this that there is a religion for everyone. This is still true in 1997

because everyone has there own belief and goes to the church or believes in the

religion that they desire. The religious person believes in what he or she wants

to believe in and in most case respects what another persons religion might be.

The reason for "most" to be in there was because some people are heavily

religious and want other people to join there religion and try things such as,

persuasion.



Another observation by Alexis is that the majority in the United States

supply a mass amount of ready-made options for the use of individuals, who are

relieved from having to form their own. What this means is that since there are

many people in the U.S., if someone is unable to supply there own option then

there will be one for you. Let's say here for a broad example that someone is

unclear of which religion he should join, he will choose the one that persuades

or suits him the best. Another way of putting this is that people get ideas off

of other people. Lets say that someone had part of idea and you had the other,

if one of you expressed this idea to the other then you have the full idea.



An overall view would be that Alexis de Tocqueville many have been right

about America in the past and for a fact some of the observations,
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