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It is not the business of government to make men virtuous or religious, or to preserve the fool from the consequences of his own folly. Government should be repressive no further than is necessary to secure liberty by protecting the equal rights of each from aggression on the part of others, and the moment governmental prohibitions extend beyond this line they are in danger of defeating the very ends they are intended to serve.

Author: Henry George, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government tyranny unalienablerights politicalpower henrygeorge 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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