Thornton P. Knowles On Government’s Relationship With The Governed

I wouldn’t want to live in a country where the government protects itself from the people it governs. I’d rather live in a country where citizens are protected from the government. Because it is in the nature of government to seek more and more power, …

I wouldn't want to live in a country where the government protects itself from the people it governs. I'd rather live in a country where citizens are protected from the government. Because it is in the nature of government to seek more and more power, it must be restrained. History shows that citizens, over time, almost always lose this battle. Government is the necessary evil that gets out of control and simply becomes evil.

Thornton P. Knowles

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