“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.”
— Thucydides

“A civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself.”
— Jean-François Revel

The Banality of Sedition

Friday, May 2, 2008

Gerard Vanderleun:

[T]here are some lies that lodge so deep in the hopes of man that they can never be killed no matter how many are executed to make the lie true.

Sadly, chillingly spot-on.