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originally posted by: Paschar0
a reply to: WeAreAWAKE
I agree with much of what you said as good advice. I can tell you with absolute certainty that many, not all, but many don't share the same values in any way shape or form. I've lived in poor "black" neighborhoods to upper middle class "white" neighborhoods and what a difference education and resources can make towards producing a well adjusted citizen, but ultimately it's the attitude and culture that drive certain attitudes.
Your trust and respect for authority is obvious, and that's fine, but it's also fine to constantly question and challenge it...actually it's a requirement the founding fathers tried to instill in people. Your duty as a citizen is to challenge government power grabs, not cheer it on and encourage it.
We can argue cause and effect all we want but the numbers don't lie...there's a problem. Personal responsibility is waning everywhere and it's easy to see where it's lacking the most.
I might add this to your list;
"Just because something is legal and you have the right to do it, doesn't mean it's a good idea. Pick your battles to win the war"