120 new acres

Joseph Zorzin redoak at forestmeister.com
Tue Oct 7 10:27:59 EST 1997


Paul Morgan wrote:

> As for "Christian" socialism, last time I checked, it was "Do unto others as
> you would have them do unto you", not "Ensure that others do unto others as
> you would have them do unto you".   Never understood why this is overlooked
> (convenience, perhaps?),  but Thoreau had some interesting insights into
> this :).
> 
> Paul

But of course this is exactly why we have governments (in theory)-
especially democracies- to prevent the brutes from doing to everyone
what they want to. Thoreau was a big cynic of government as I am, we
can't live without it so it's our duty to make it work; not to destroy
it as the Gingrich crowd would do.



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