I still think the same, and
indeed found no reasons to change my mind, and I have written it.
1. Robert Reich's video
This is a nice
video by Robert Reich:
Mind you, I don't know he is correct in his optimism, but the
he hasn't really much of an option for another possible message than
being at least a bit optimistic.
2. Patti Smith's video
This is a video of Patti
Smith performing "Edward Snowden":
Actually, I do not think the
song is very good, but it does make fundamental sense; it rhymes; and
Patti Smith is one of the few popstars who did do this.
Ayway... more tomorrow.
Here it is necessary to insist, with
Aristotle, thay the governors do not rule, or at least, should
not rule: The laws rule, and the government, if good, is part
of its executive power. Here I quote Aristotle from my More on stupidity, the rule of law, and
It is more proper
that law should govern than any of the citizens: upon the same
principle, if it is advantageous to place supreme power in some
particular persons, they should be appointed to be only guardians, and
the servant of laws.
(And I note the whole file I
quote from is quite pertinent.)
(that I prefer
to call M.E.: The "/CFS" is added to facilitate search machines) which
is a disease I have since 1.1.1979: