The following correspondence originally took place upon the Facebook wall of my friend, Jordan K…
Jordan K.: One of the consequences of refusing to participate in [censored] is that you end up being governed by your [censored].
Rayn: Plato understood the true power of the Republic, and knew the dangers of the citizenry becoming disinterested in politics!
Jordan K.: lol i was wondering if anybody would know who wrote that but i shoulda known!
Rayn: No doubt! To be fair, though, I’ve had a picture of this quote saved inside of my computer for years now (along with many others).