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.