To Be Governed…

The following correspondence originally took place upon my Facebook wall, after I posted artwork being shared by the page, “V is for Voluntary“…

Rayn:

“To be GOVERNED is to be watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, law-driven, numbered, regulated, enrolled, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, checked, estimated, valued, censured, commanded, by creatures who have neither the right nor the wisdom nor the virtue to do so.
To be GOVERNED is to be at every operation, at every transaction noted, registered, counted, taxed, stamped, measured, numbered, assessed, licensed, authorized, admonished, prevented, forbidden, reformed, corrected, punished… then, at the slightest resistance, the first word of complaint, to be repressed, fined, villified, harassed, hunted down, abused, clubbed, disarmed, bound, choked, imprisoned, judged, condemned, shot, deported, sacrificed, sold, betrayed;” – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Keith M.: he’s cute with words i like his style playful yet to the point.

Rayn: Indeed! He’s definitely got a way with words! 🙂

Adam G.: Ah, Proudhon…

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