Saturday, December 3, 2011 1:34:59 AM
When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, "This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know," the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives. Mighty little force is needed to control a man whose mind has been hoodwinked; contrariwise, no amount of force can control a free man, a man whose mind is free. No, not the rack, not fission bombs, not anything—you cannot conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him." - Robert Heinlein, "If This Goes On --"
One of the most important paragraphs ever written, and the foundation of my motto, "You cannot be controlled if your mind is free."