Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
User Journal

spun's Journal: Changing my sig 1

Journal by spun

After nearly a decade with the same sig, I've decided to get rid of the Python quote and replace it with something even more combative. I saw it in an Empire: Total War loading screen, heh heh.

"None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license." --John Milton.

Liberty is a social contract, it requires active participation to achieve it. License is "I get to do what I want."

This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Changing my sig

Comments Filter:
  • Hell, yeah. Liberty is empowerment, nominally due to collaborating with common interests to exercise power in socially productive ways. While I appreciate the not-at-the-point-of-a-gun ethos, I'll stop pissing on self-described Libertarians when they focus on coming up with effective and pragmatic methods of achieving the aims of government programs, rather than using their ideology as a crutch to blind themselves to their roles in harmful, hateful systems of disproportionate reward.

Eureka! -- Archimedes

Working...