Why People Tolerate a Total State



The people I see at the airports and in the malls and at the bars don’t strike me as the kind of people who will ever think anything “their” government does is wrong…nor will they ever think there is anything wrong with the notion of the State itself.

This is not to say that there isn’t hope. There is! It just won’t be in this place with these people.

Sadly, I think that is an absolutely correct statement. Sometimes we here in the South and the West (Flyover country) have an over inflated impression that lots of people think like we do. NOT. Travel by air and get involved with a world wide social media like LinkedIn and you will see what I mean–we are a very, very small minority. — jtl, 419

[Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV contributor, Wendy McElroy]

“Why do so many people not…

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