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From our historic past. . .

Posted By: MillRatUSMC aka Ricardo
Date: Monday - October 9,2017 10:27


In Civil Disobedience, Thoreau's basic premise is that a higher law than civil law.
Demands the obedience of the individual.
Human law and government are subordinate.

Thoreau was not an anarchist; he did not believe that there should be no government.
Only a more just one than currently existed.
If the government would not improve itself, he argued, it was a just man's duty to refuse to support it.
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication.
Of any, even the most enormous wrong, Thoreau wrote, but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it.
And, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.

I heartily accept the motto, "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it.
Acted up to more rapidly and systematically.
Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe-
"That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it.
That will be the kind of government which they will have.
Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments .
Are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient.

Are these African Americans doing what Henry David or David Henry Thoreau did in our historic past?

Not this tide.
Not this tide.
Not this tide.
None this tide,
Nor any tide,

MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN -
SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE...

Disrespecting the flag by kneeling - UNPATRIOTIC
whipping by the LASH - DISRESPECT HUMANITY = RACISM.

Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Diabetes II or Diabetes 2
Affect a few.
What's a body to do?
Walk a few.
Blocks or in a local mall.


Looking more like the puppet Walter!


Ricardo in virtual reality.
Virtual reality.
Is the term used to describe a three-dimensional.
Computer generated environment.

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Messages In This Thread

From our historic past. . . (views: 9)
MillRatUSMC aka Ricardo -- Monday - October 9,2017 10:27
Kneeling. . .Burning. . .which is best? (views: 6)
MillRatUSMC aka Ricardo -- Monday - October 9,2017 12:06
LA Dodger Rick Monday didn't let 'em burn the flag .... (views: 7)
Stimer -- Monday - October 9,2017 12:42
Scuse ... Rick Monday was with the ChiCubs at the time ... *NM* (views: 3)
Stimer -- Monday - October 9,2017 12:48
Marine - Cubbie Rick Monday. . . (views: 10)
MillRatUSMC aka Ricardo -- Monday - October 9,2017 13:45

 

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