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Tribe of Liberty

Rick 2811 Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 7:44 AM
Govt is a vehicle for us to drive as we please--not the vehicle doing the driving.. If we lose liberty altogether it's because the vehicle is driving us and it won't take long before calling the tow truck ! Perhaps, we should at least jot down the number in case Obama wins and America loses in November.
We like tribalism for the same reason we like to eat fatty foods: We evolved that way.

Homo sapiens didn't survive long on the African savannas as rugged individualists. Alone, they couldn't scare away the scarier animals and, for the most part, they couldn't catch or kill the tastier ones. But in groups, humans rose to the top of the food chain thousands of years ago and have been passing down their tribe-loving genes ever since.

Customs and practices that ensured the survival of the species were worked out through trial and error and passed from one generation to another. Over...