Sunday, November 02, 2008

no on 8

Supporters of Proposition 8 should take a moment to reread John Stuart Mill's essay, "On Liberty."  Particularly his thoughts on the tyranny of the majority.

Society can and does execute its own mandates: and if it issues wrong mandates instead of right, or any mandates at all in things with which it ought not to meddle, it practises a social tyranny more formidable than many kinds of political oppression, since, though not usually upheld by such extreme penalties, it leaves fewer means of escape, penetrating much more deeply into the details of life, and enslaving the soul itself.

Please remember to vote Tuesday!

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