This article makes an important point that leftists and big government Repubs don’t get. The choice is not that we are all in it together or we are all individuals who refuse to work together. Rather the choice is, are we all coerced as a group or do you voluntarily associate as free independent individuals? One allows every human being to live the life they desire and as they see fit, the other forces every human being to succumb to the desires of a select few that happen to control the power of the government at any particular time.
They say the more audacious the lie, the more people are likely to believe it. Combine this truism with the fact that human beings prefer to move in herds (i.e. “go with the flow”), and you have some pretty interesting societal norms that develop over time. Now add one more interesting factoid to the equation: […]