Sunday, July 28, 2013

Percy Bysshe Shelley, "On Liberty."  I had never seen that before. Kudos to my good friend David Hart, for this and all the great work he does at OLL

 7. The rights of man in the present state of society,
are only to be secured by some degree of coercion to
be exercised on their violator. The sufferer has a right
that the degree of coercion employed be as slight as
8. It may be considered as a plain proof of the
hollowness of any proposition, if power be used to
enforce instead of reason to persuade its admission.
Government is never supported by fraud until it cannot
be supported by reason.

But it's all good.  ATSRTWT.

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