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Shepherds and Sheep

L. Stephen Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 11:04 AM
If you read the Treaty of Versailles you will understand how the German people would have followed satan himself for the promise of a better life. The US and Britain are responsible for Hitler coming to power with this strangle hold they placed on Germany after WWI, a war started when a Serb National shot and killed the Arch Duke of Austria. The US had no business being involved...
John Stuart Mill's classic essay "On Liberty" gives reasons why some people should not be taking over other people's decisions about their own lives. But Professor Cass Sunstein of Harvard has given reasons to the contrary. He cites research showing "that people make a lot of mistakes, and that those mistakes can prove extremely damaging."

Professor Sunstein is undoubtedly correct that "people make a lot of mistakes." Most of us can look back over our own lives and see many mistakes, including some that were very damaging.

What Cass Sunstein does not tell us is what sort of creatures, other than people, are...