"He who endeavors to control the mind by force is a tyrant, and he who submits is a slave." Robert G. Ingersoll.Although Ingersoll's definition is not complete, it certainly captures a large swath of tyranny and slavery. History is replete with tyrants who not only compelled action by terror and brutality, but conformity of thought. Pol Pot, Mao, and Stalin are just a few.
When must always be on our to defend liberty against those who want to control what we think - the very essence of liberty. Freedom is lost not only by the bayonet, but in the most important battlefield, the mind. Never submit.
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