There are two methods of curing the mischiefs of faction: the one, by removing its causes; the other, by controlling its effects.

from Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison – Federalist No. 10 on Rap Genius

Meaning

We can stop factions from arising, or we can control the effects of factions. (Madison later goes on to explain that the first would be impossible and therefore it was important to focus on controlling the effects.)

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