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Originally posted by dunwichwitch
You can fool some of the people all of the time, all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time... and you can't fool me. Your system is going down. I refuse.
[edit on 2-12-2008 by dunwichwitch]
Originally posted by Izarith...Not only are we slaves, we are the ones that propagate not only our slavery but the suffering of everyone else on this planet. Oh, oh but lets make some laws to try to prevent ourselves from continuing to do so.
You can't make a free man a slave and a free man has never heard the word freedom.
So get back to work!!!
Originally posted by predisposed
To focus on the negative is not my aim.
To point out that with the right intention, you can find enough in this world to entertain yourself, at least for this life time, is helpful.
I love this world, I love being where I am and having been told so many lies. The maze we live in is gratifyingly complex, laughter and irony runs through the creative force.
We may no longer consider ourselves a part of the natural world, but we may well be fooling ourselves. These cycles of the rise to power of societies followed by their fall and wars and pestilence, may be the very thing that insures our survival in the long haul.
Imagine a world without wants or needs unfilled. A life of leisure with our only purpose to have a good time. I can not. To rise from bed in the morning with no purpose to serve, would be the true hell.
Originally posted by ashamedamerican
Starred and flagged!
However 'blaine' does have a good point.
Some form of limited government is needed to keep anarchy from taking over.
Although the majority of people may be good, some would take advantage of that freedom at the expense of the rest of us.
I think the best option is the constitutional republic America was founded as, where 99% of the people can't tread on the rights of the remaining 1%
More restrictions would need to be in place to keep future representatives from perverting and corrupting the constitution, but overall the tone of the video (in my opinion) is very true.
Mankind as a whole deserves something better than what we have now, and it should be looked at as the right and duty of every human to bring that dream into reality.
[edit on 2-12-2008 by ashamedamerican]