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Shepherds and Sheep

nimh2 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 6:54 AM
The solution is to prohibit anyone that attended and matriculated from an ivy-league "school" from running for any public office. This would include all lawyers that possess "titles of nobility" . . . see the "missing 13th amendment" . . .
Ron781 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 10:07 AM
How about eliminating lawyers from public office. They are taught how to win at all cost and to never reach middle ground. See what it gives us?
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...