Re: Rights

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Wed, 13 Jan 1999 21:09:37 -0600

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> Likewise, the text of the constitution that did not allow
> Congress to prohibit alcohol without an amendment in the 20s is
> precisely the same text that for some reason now does allow
> Congress to prohibit other drugs. Nothing has changed except
> the fact the people with guns now think prohibition is OK.

"Ideology counts. But usually, when it counts, it does the counting with a sword."