Three Cheers for Statist “Progress”!

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “The Art of Not Being Governed,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…

“For me, the most ironic token of that moment in history is the plaque signed by President Richard M. Nixon that Apollo 11 took to the Moon. It reads: ‘We came in peace for all mankind.’ As the United States was dropping 7.5 megatons of conventional explosives of small nations in Southeast Asia, we congratulated ourselves on our humanity: We would harm no one on a lifeless rock.” – Carl Sagan

“For me, the most ironic token of that moment in history is the plaque signed by President Richard M. Nixon that Apollo 11 took to the Moon. It reads: ‘We came in peace for all mankind.’ As the United States was dropping 7.5 megatons of conventional explosives of small nations in Southeast Asia, we congratulated ourselves on our humanity: We would harm no one on a lifeless rock.” – Carl Sagan

My Commentary: Three cheers for Statist “progress”! 😉

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