Billy Brown wrote:
> Spike Jones wrote:
> > This is exactly what might help defeat tyranny. Any government can seize
> > only those powers which *we allow to be seized*. If the masses lack
> > foresight and a large percentage post that which might eventually
> > become illegal, it provides the motive for those masses to prevent
> > the government from making any form of speech or attitude illegal. Right?
> If the average person had that much foresight, it wouldn't be an issue to
> begin with. Alas, it seems that only a tiny minority of us are going to see
> that kind of threat coming. Most people won't worry until someone they know
> actually gets arrested, and by then it is too late.
As the Cancer Man said: "We appease their conciences as we steal their
freedoms, we make them feel like they are doing a good thing."
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