Re: Two quotes about freedom
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 00:14:57 EST

In a message dated 12/10/98 5:36:45 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> "Freedom is about authority. Freedom is about the willingness of
> every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal
> of discretion about what you do and how you do it."
> - Mayor Giuliani, New York Newsday pg A3 4/20/98
> "State authority must provide for peace and order, and peace and
> order in turn must conversely make possible the existence of state
> authority. Within these two poles all life must now revolve...
> Ideas of 'freedom', mostly of a misunderstood nature, inject
> themselves into the state conceptions of these circles".
> - Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf

Point taken.

I, personaly, view all politicians with extreme skepticism. I value their thoughts on freedom similarily to that of a prostitutes thoughts on virginity.