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Shepherds and Sheep

midfielder2 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:00 PM
Did anyone notice that in most revolutions after the revolutionists win, the intelligentsia are the first to go to the block?
Texas12 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:38 PM
The sincere "Useful Idiots" and "Fellow Travellers" are the first to go as they will protest when the true goal of the Revolutionists becomes known.
Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:11 PM
Pleasant thought isn't it?
Chestertonfan Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:01 PM
GodsLaws Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:01 PM
Now THAT makes revolution seem very attractive all of a sudden.
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...