Ideology: a history of confusion part 1: Origins

Antoine-Louis-Claude Destutt de Tracy
Antoine-Louis-Claude Destutt de Tracy

“It is to ideology, to that obscure metaphysics, which, searching with subtlety after first causes, wishes to found upon them the legislation of nations, instead of adapting the laws to the knowledge of the human heart and to the lessons of history, that we are to attribute all the calamities that our beloved France has experienced”

Napoleon Buonaparte
Napoleon Buonaparte Empereur des Français
Ideology: born in the shadow of the guillotine

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