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To: grobdriver
“Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force.

You can also pay me a lot of money!”

And that is perhaps the epitome of reason. Through negotiation we arrive at a mutually beneficial arrangement where you perform some task for me and I provide you with money. No force needed as long as each fulfills their part of the bargain.

Robert Heinlein summed up the whole article with: “An armed society is a polite society”.

6 posted on 05/10/2012 5:55:43 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: MtBaldy
And that is perhaps the epitome of reason. Through negotiation we arrive at a mutually beneficial arrangement where you perform some task for me and I provide you with money. No force needed as long as each fulfills their part of the bargain.

So true. Just consider Romney and his "endorsers" and all the "special interests".

9 posted on 05/10/2012 6:06:40 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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