above, for articles in
liberty! O liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name!
the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish
like the evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Pierre S. du Pont de Nemours, 24
many people would prefer to live a simple life in a good society than a life of
riches and power in a horrible society.
Randy Schutt, Inciting Democracy
when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?
a Republic, who is 'the country?' Is it the Government which is for
in the saddle? Why, the Government is merely a servant -- merely a temporary
servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is
wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey
orders, not originate them.
never right to do wrong or to requite wrong with wrong, or when we suffer
to defend ourselves by doing evil in return.
469 - 399 BC
reason...teaches all mankind who will but consult it, that being all equal and
no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty
forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of
wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.
Posted May 27,
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