Religion (Was Re: Music)
archaic at comcast.net
Fri Jun 14 11:15:05 PDT 2002
On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 11:00:32AM -0700, Timothy Bauscher wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 12:55:28PM -0500, Archaic wrote:
> > > Words inspire you to take up those arms and defend you rights. And
> > > Gandhi did it with words and without arms. Is there any example of
> > > the reverse?
> > It takes both. Anyone with reason would understand just shooting
> > people won't work. I think what Tony was saying, if you have no arms
> > to bare, then your words are all that's left. And it won't take much
> > to take your freedom of speech with no arms. So what are you left
> > with after that?
> Faith, spirit, drive.
Can you name a society that was able to oppose an established gov't with
just those 3 things and create their own? History is rather bloody to
suggest those are enough.
All forms of government are pernicious, including good government.
- Edward Abbey
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