Archive for January 29th, 2009

C.S. Lewis on Tyranny “for the Good” of Its Victims »

Following up on Anthony Gregory‘s recent posting, “A Caring State is a Controlling State,” the following incisive words from C.S. Lewis are noteworthy: If we are to be mothered, mother must know best. . . . In every age the men who want us under their thumb, if they have any sense, will put...
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A Caring State Is a Controlling State »

I have often argued that a state charged with caring for the people has an interest in regulating personal behavior. If the government takes the role of parent for all its subjects, it will not just provide for them, but set rules on what they can do. Government that provides health insurance will, both...
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