Posts Tagged ‘evil’

Apathy Rules

Posted: November 24, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.” -Plato

“So what sort of ‘business’ is government?  Answer: it is not a customary producer of goods sold to voluntary consumers.  Rather, it is a ‘business’ engaged in theft and expropriation — by means of taxes and counterfeiting — and the fencing of stolen goods.  Hence, free entry into government does not improve something good.  Indeed, it makes matters worse than bad, i.e., it improves evil.” -Hans-Hermann Hoppe

All good is hard.  All evil is easy.  Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy.  Stay away from easy.” -Scott Alexander

Evil Door

Posted: January 9, 2013 in Thought for the Day
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Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it. –Baltasar Gracian