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RandomThoughts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-28-10 07:23 PM
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10. heh, I understand part of that thought.
Edited on Sun Nov-28-10 07:30 PM by RandomThoughts
If someone abuses you then don't return anger to them, but you can explain to them why it is wrong. And not perpetuate that system.

My first comment was cerebral about security state, and out of perspective media, but there is a visceral part also.

The point is "do onto others" also means standing up for those that do not have the knowledge or ability to object to what you also know is wrong. Many of those people excepting a security state do not know the concepts of courage required to be free, and without those concepts they can be treated even worse at some other point. It almost seems that they want to create a hostage feeling in citizens, where they have to submit to things.

Honestly I would not complain about being searched, nor much of anything else, LOL, but would not agree to it to fly on a plane, nor let someone say that is a valid requirement. But I will complain about anyone else being searched in those methods. And I will argue against it, and not be part of it, because nobody should have to submit to such things in what should be a free society.

It is more then security, more then even unjust search, it reaches psychological warfare tactics of use of humiliation and submission to condition people.

When they start kicking in doors to search for copies of the constitution, will you just go along with it?

You could make your same argument of do unto others to justify accepting any wrong done by anyone, you don't have to hate them, nor be upset at them, but you don't have to accept it either.

Or you can, it is your choice.
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