Surly Curmudgeon

   The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. The former are idealists acting from highest motives for the greatest good of the greatest number. The latter are surly curmudgeons, suspicious and lacking in altruism. But they are more comfortable neighbors than the other sort.
-- Robert A. Heinlein
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2012

    Thought for the Day

    What is the purpose of the idealist, the purist, the political gadfly, if he has no hope of winning elections? It is to stand at the end of the rope and pull with all his might in the direction that things ought to go, in hopes of steering the conversation toward something better.

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