Re: virus: A new government, for the people, by the people.

Eric Boyd (
Fri, 21 Jun 1996 02:02:19 -0500

Reed Konsler wrote:

> >If you read what I said again, it's very clear. Do unto others as you
> >would have them do unto you. If you want to kill/exile black people, be
> >prepared to be killed/exiled yourself. A eye for an eye. I think the
> >system would work very well. The biggest problem (isn't it always?) is
> >actually determining /guilt/. Did s/he do it? We would still need the
> >courts to determine this.
> This principle doesn't need to be institutionallized. Karma exists inherently
> in any non-zero sum iterative system. Institutions of "Justice" are just
> theaters endlessly repeating the same passion plays in order to make this
> truth more obvious to the deranged. The moment you start seeing the

Justice. A department of the U.S. government. There was once another
word with the same spelling, which meant "fairness, decency, equitable
resolution of disputes," but this latter term is now obsolete and the
two bear no apparent etymological relation.
-- I think this comes from the Devil's Dictionary.

> >Yah, that the trouble with freedom alright. Sometimes ya gotta /die/ to
> >keep it.
> Are you kidding? That's the most beautiful part of freedom.

I've been reconsidering the issue of /dying/ for ones convictions, and
I've decided that _freedom_ /is/ worth dying for. Life without it isn't
life anyway, right?

> The operative word here is "want", don't you think?
> The Buddha said something very important about our "wants"...
> ...I just forget what it was.
> Ah, well, probably not important. ;-)

So sweet!