Comment: I Empathize

(See in situ)

In reply to comment: Submission is not consent. I (see in situ)

I Empathize

I understand your feelings completely. In fact, I empathize. When confronted with tyranny, our natural impulse as human beings is to defend our natural rights. There is no sense, however, in invoking your rights if it is guaranteed to end in the deprivation of your life, liberty, and property. Like anything in life, we must weigh the costs and benefits, pros and cons, etc.

The threat of coercion may force us to submit to an unjust law, but that does does not mean we consent to the unjust laws which violate natural law, nor does it mean we will not bide our time and strike at the opportune moment. I am preparing for such a great and glorious day, and hope and pray it comes in my lifetime. A criminal may use the threat of violence to force us to our knees and surrender our property to him, but that does not mean we condone his actions or will not seek retribution if given the opportunity.

If you choose to grow hemp, I wish you the best of luck. Hopefully you are not the victim of violence at the hands of our merciless government. Do me a favor, though, and read some of the articles of William Norman Grigg on Pro Libertate and Grigg captures how brutal the thugs in badges which police our neighborhoods are in dealing with "drug criminals."

"Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors, but today we kneel only to truth." - Kahlil Gibran