Skip to comments.The New American Attitude: Just Give In
Posted on 03/11/2010 10:16:02 AM PST by Starman417
The other day a friend and I were having a conversation(to protect the innocent, I'll call him Steve). Somehow, the conversation drifted off into politics. During our political discussion Steve said to me "why do you even care about politics? Why even try to stop this stuff? There's nothing you can do. You should just live your life and go with the flow." I told him "that's exactly why I care. I just want to live my life. I don't want the government involved in every aspect of my life. Who are they to tell me how to live my life? Who are they to tell me what to do with my money? ... I care because if everyone had this "give in" attitude we would already be living under tyranny."
The thought of Steve's "just give in because there's nothing you can do about it" attitude has been swirling around in my head for a while now. It's shameful that any American's feel this way. It is infuriating that any man would prefer a life of uninterrupted subservience to government authority over one of turmoil in defense of their own rights and that of their descendant's. Yet it seems that many American's have this attitude. Our founding fathers recognized this unfortunate trait that many human beings possess. They recognized that people would often prefer to do nothing rather than stand in their own defense. They warned us against this attitude.
I have compiled a list of quotes from the founding fathers warning us against quietly submitting to the will of men in power:
Read more at floppingaces.net...
We’ve held it all, off for over a year so far!
“You should just live your life and go with the flow?.....”
You bet!.....Go with the flow right down the drain!
You can’t give in because the government will never stop. Just look at what they are proposing in New York about banning salt in restaurants. Just look at what has happened to England.
Gee “Steve”....someone has to care so your sorry @ss can “go with the flow.”
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