Lunaya Pravda

12 March 2007

Quote of the Day

Once slavery in America was not seen as radical. It became, instead, a revolutionary idea that slaves should be freed. When we have lived under a pernicious power long enough, no matter how oppressive, we grow so accustomed to the yoke that its removal seems frightening, even wrong. — Gerry L. Spence, "From Freedom To Slavery"

Anyone who has ever tried to convince a non-believer that no government, or even smaller government, would be a positive change can surely relate to encountering that knee-jerk reaction of fear of change.