Dispatches from District 48
General rule of thumb -- when your leaders attempt to convince you that choice and individual liberty are bad for you, run away. They are not really interested in your well-being.
As with many (even most) things, there is a happy medium.
The trouble with lots of politicians, particularly those towards the wings of opinion, is that they always think more of a good thing is better.
The problem with running away from politicians is that it leaves the politicians alive to molest other innocents.
I propose a different solution.
doesn't Dostoevsky's grand inquisitor make this same argument to jesus in the the brothers kamamazov?