Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors? Fallible men, governed by bad passions, by private as well as public reasons. And why subject it to coercion? To produce uniformity? But is uniformity of opinion desirable? No more than of face and stature.

- Thomas Jefferson

Choking Grip Weakens

In recent years, control over our lives by the government has grown and strengthened, with the final straw the desire to manage every aspect of our lives in the name of the planet. It appears, that as we have been choked, our senses are beginning to return:

There is both growing public reluctance to make personal sacrifices and a distinct lack of enthusiasm for the major international efforts now underway to battle climate change, according to findings of a poll of 12,000 citizens in 11 countries, including Canada. [Read]

posted at 13:10:11 on 11/28/08 by clearpolitics - Category: The Cause - [Permalink]

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