Comment: My first singature on the DP was a Heinlien quote

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My first singature on the DP was a Heinlien quote

"There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him."

Here are some as pertaining to:

Economics - "The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship."

Jealousy - "A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity."

Peace and Freedom - "You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once."

The Universe - "The universe never did make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract."

Armed Societies - "An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. "

Freedom and Responsibility - "I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. "

History - "A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future."

Politics - "Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. "

God and Religion - "Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child."

Sin - "Sin lies only in hurting others unnecessarily. All other "sins" are invented nonsense. (Hurting yourself is not sinful —just stupid.)"

Reasoning with People (for the Paulbots) - "How can I possibly put a new idea into your heads, if I do not first remove your delusions?"

This one reminds me of Ron Paul -

"Being right too soon is socially unacceptable. "

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Dwight D. Eisenhower