A great C.S. Lewis quote :
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience” — C.S. Lewis.

According To Hoyt

For Your Own Good — A Guest Post By Patrick Richardson

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience” — C.S. Lewis.

It’s perhaps hard to add anything to this, but I shall try. This seems to be the point we’re at these days, however.

“For our own good” we’ve been subjected to everything seatbelt laws to the banning of big gulps in New York City to Obamacare.

Individually these things may not add up to much. They seem so reasonable when they’re proposed.

Take seatbelt…

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