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To: fgoodwin
it was “terrible, ill-advised and damaging” to inject so much structure and oversight.

But this is what Liberals do. They suppress or control "harmful" activities - always for the "good" of the people whose freedom is being destroyed.

They punish (or try to punish) smoking, driving big cars, eating fast foods, saying bad words, hugging a child or spanking or yelling at one, "staring" (defined as looking in the wrong direction for 9 seconds) and legions of other things that used to be perfectly normal and a matter of individual choice.

There's an Isaac Asimov story. I think it's called "With Folded Hands" about what happens in a world where people are "protected" from everything bad. It should be required reading.

5 posted on 12/15/2007 11:21:34 PM PST by irv
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To: irv

>>There’s an Isaac Asimov story. I think it’s called “With Folded Hands” about what happens in a world where people are “protected” from everything bad. It should be required reading.<<

Not by Asimov. By Jack Williamson, published in 1947. A mssterpiece.


8 posted on 12/16/2007 2:41:02 AM PST by alexander_busek
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To: irv

Written by Jack Willimson, great read.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/With_Folded_Hands


25 posted on 12/16/2007 11:08:55 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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