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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Ragean Vs. Obama

In the end more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them, when the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free. -Edward Gibbon

Hat tip to Old and Cranky for this vid..


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Anonymous brokengun said...

Ah, Gibbon. I have made it a goal to reread his History anually. However, I think I'll skip it this year; just too troubling when the parallels between then and now come hitting ever more closely home.

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