posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:38 AM
I really hate the term, 'slippery slope' but if there is truly a slope that is greased, it is where we begin to regulate what people can think and
Sure, certain religions have led people to suicide and such... but so did a UFO cult. What do we do? regulate how belief can be explained?
The government... all governments everywhere, would absolutely love to have popular support in regulating what people can say and do and even think.
Currently, both Obama and former pres Clinton have endorsed some means of controlling what is said on the internet.
But, how do you enforce it? Would you see a whole new class of nonviolent criminal... 'thought' or 'speech' outlaws, created and then tossed into
Thanks for considering my safety but, no thanks.
Individual responsibility is a two-way street. Maybe the doomsayers should show some restraint but, so should those who so happily bite on every hook.
If we want to keep what little bit of freedom we have left, it won't be through remaining silent and not exercising that right as often as
Nobody is going to agree with every concept, every theory, every subject. That's just not who we are. The trouble comes in when a few can dictate
what the whole can say or do or, again, even think. Once we ride this slope to the bottom, there won't be any climbing back up again.