Friday, July 4, 2008

What the Founding Fathers Would Say

by J. R. Nyquist

Weekly Column Published: 07.04.2008

The truth is that we face a degeneration of a whole society and not an evil limited to some parts of it. – Ludwig von Mises

[...] Many are those who think they can diagnose a sick republic, when the correct diagnosis is a sick society. The government in our time reflects the condition of the governed. We have become a permissive people. We tolerate what should not be tolerated. We have become consumers instead of citizens. We have become narcissistic and foolish.

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Comment: Carl Jung said that the process of healing in many patients requires a rediscovery of religion. If Grossman is correct then psychiatry has joined the other forces that are promoting cultural degeneration.

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