Thursday, March 17, 2011

Quote of the day - your own good

"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant. "

- John Stuart Mill - "On Liberty"

Such a simple concept, yet try telling that to a liberal or "compassionate conservative." They'll look at you like you're crazy. That said, I guess the Wookie suit does tend to scare some folks ;)

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