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To: rellimpank
——”Theodore Dalrymple”—one of the greater living English writers—

Here is one of my favorites:
The Frivolity of Evil

When the barriers to evil are brought down, it flourishes; and never again will I be tempted to believe in the fundamental goodness of man, or that evil is something exceptional or alien to human nature.

6 posted on 05/20/2007 1:49:53 PM PDT by Max in Utah (WWBFD? "What Would Ben Franklin Do?")
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To: Max in Utah
I suspect one thing Ben Franklin might recommend is a return to voting qualifications beyond fogging a mirror at 18 yrs of age.

If the franchise to vote had been limited to those who have a positive stake in our system, most of our societal problems would not exist. Oh, and repeal of the foolish 1910s amendments would help too.

7 posted on 05/20/2007 2:24:03 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Scotus - Buggering the Constitution since 1937.)
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To: Max in Utah

That’s a superb piece.


10 posted on 05/20/2007 4:13:31 PM PDT by TFFKAMM
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