Freedom Doesn’t Kill People

Freedom is a dangerous thing. Ask any fascistic despotic ruler. Free people tend to follow their own predilections; they tend to do what they want with their lives. Those who wish more control over the lives of others cannot tolerate this.

But as recent events in Tucson, Arizona have shown us, freedom has other consequences, as well. So it’s not just those who desire to impose their own will on others who are questioning freedom.

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You Say You Want A Revolution

This is the third post I’ve written since Friday morning. This post, I hope, I will put up; the other two may never see the light of day, although I am re-working one and will probably post it.

Intervening between Friday morning’s “inspiration” and the time of this writing is the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

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