...But politics has no real claim to family values or public entertainment or philanthropy, other than to encourage people to find common acceptable standards while tolerating those that are not in the mainstream, but also not illegal. Once a political system begins to legislate or manipulate the daily functions and beliefs of the individual and society, freedom goes out the window, replaced by a kind of opiatic melancholy and eventual apathy.This certainly begs a larger question: Should politicos be in the business of legislating morality, and how does one really separate Church from State?
Thursday, June 09, 2005
Ken over at Common Sense usually has more than a few good words to share. Were he running for Governor of Ca, he'd get my vote. Take a look at these few sentences and tell us what you think: