Comment: False either or choices is the political system

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False either or choices is the political system

Well, first off I'm an evangelical, and so are a lot of posters here, so you're clearly fighting a personal war that has nothing to do with liberty.

Second, that is exactly what the quote is about. Dealing in absolutes and false choices instead of what is actually true. Just like the bad guys in star wars.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_dilemma

A false dilemma (also called false dichotomy, the either-or fallacy, fallacy of false choice, black-and/or-white thinking, or the fallacy of exhaustive hypotheses) is a type of informal fallacy that involves a situation in which only two alternatives are considered, when in fact there is at least one additional option. The options may be a position that is between the two extremes (such as when there are shades of grey) or may be a completely different alternative.
False dilemma can arise intentionally, when fallacy is used in an attempt to force a choice (such as, in some contexts, the assertion that "if you are not with us, you are against us"). But the fallacy can also arise simply by accidental omission of additional options rather than by deliberate deception.

false either or choices is a hallmark of how our political system is controlled. So the star wars quote is actually a good one for that.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.