Comment: ... then I say, break the law.

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... then I say, break the law.

(Refresher, to the attention of senator John McCain)

"... then I say, break the law."

[...] If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go, let it go: perchance it will wear smooth—certainly the machine will wear out. If the injustice has a spring, or a pulley, or a rope, or a crank, exclusively for itself, then perhaps you may consider whether the remedy will not be worse than the evil; but if it is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law. Let your life be a counter-friction to stop the machine. What I have to do is to see, at any rate, that I do not lend myself to the wrong which I condem [...]

"On the Duty of Civil Disobedience", Henry David Thoreau

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/71/71-h/71-h.htm

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