In older monarchical systems, only a tiny elite was privileged to steal from everyone else, and if they stole too much, people would get angry and overthrow them.Jeffrey Tucker
Democracy solved the problem by granting everyone the privilege once reserved to elites. Now we can all steal from each other, and even from ourselves. This way, it is no longer clear who the enemy is. We don’t know whom to blame when things get bad. There is no one to overthrow but ourselves.
Baxter (4) Chaplain - Baxter described a speech by an army chaplain. I remember one day a padre addressing the troops. As we listened to him I heard the men around me sigh and m...
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