Such is the nature of our species that no Panacea can ever be fully attained but only pursued so long as the exercise of our free will is not compromised.
When the rights of some can supersede the rights of others or can be deemed more equal than the equal rights of others, and everyone and no one has any rights all at the same time, humanity and civilization will cease to exist.
It seems that the more men fight to be free of their chains of bondage the more tightly they want those chains clasped around their throats.
Drowning in a sea of competing interests, in which direction should our free will start swimming?
The weapon of choice is not the problem. The problem is the decision to use a weapon to solve the problem.
Editor’s note: This was first published back on Christmas Eve of 2009. The world was a dramatically different place back then. Accordingly, it has been…