Tuesday, July 31, 2012

QOTD, 07/31/2012

Political tags--such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and. so forth--are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. The former are idealists acting from highest motives for the greatest good of the greatest number. The latter are surly curmudgeons, suspicious and lacking in altruism. But they are more comfortable neighbors than the other sort.
Robert A. Heinlein The Notebooks of Lazarus Long, Second Intermission
Also, Intermission (incorrectly "Intermission 1").

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