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Thursday, February 18, 2010

 
Evil Diagnosed

The appropriately-named Shannon Love provides a template for this task.

This passage explains the politics of evil: it's all about self.

At every juncture, [Austin kamikaze Joseph Andrew Stack] chooses the political view that is the most individually selfish. When he must contribute to the collective via taxes he creates a rationale for why he personally doesn’t have to pay taxes. When he wants help from the collective, he whines that the collective does not take tax money from others and give it to him. He wants the government to leave him alone in business but then he wants the government to protect him from competition. On every issue, it’s always about what he needs right then and there.

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