Saturday, May 20, 2006

Plain talkin' Joe

Yet for most of my life, I believed that social
order depended on government. That is, I believed
that freedom depended on force, and ultimately
that a great good depended on a great evil. I’m
afraid most people believe such things, and
accept armed men in uniforms as their benefactors.
I also believed that lie.

So did I.

When will you give it up?

Full essay.