>I've said it once and I'll say it again. A large number of women do
>not regard freedom to be nearly as important as security. They will,
>by and large, prefer to trade freedom for greater security and
>protection. This is their nature as maternal beings that prefer
>consensus and compromise to ideals and principles. This is why the
>whole, "don't be cruel, it's for the Children" routine the democrats
>always pull is so effective, as it tugs at the maternal memes that
>women have. The great erosion in privacy and individual liberty in
>this century began after we granted women the right to vote. To
>Kathryn and other women on the list who probably take offense at
>this, I challenge you to prove me wrong.
I believe that, in logical discussions, it is the responsibility of the person who states his/her claims to put forth his/her evidence, instead of the other way around.
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