Could not the same be said of a nation?

Posted by deBohun 10 years, 2 months ago to Politics
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"The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap." –Ayn Rand

[If a country passively lets itself be lead to the scraheap, does it not deserve its fate for not undertaking a moral responsibility to revolution?]

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  • Posted by ObjectiveAnalyst 10 years, 2 months ago
    A revolution can take different forms. Independent thinkers spreading a message could be the beginning of a revolution. A physical altercation is a different problem. It may not be moral to use force and fire the first shot, but one may fire the last...
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  • Posted by khalling 10 years, 2 months ago
    welcome, debohun.
    each individual must make their own decision. The country is a collective. One man revolutions are suicide. Ultimately, this is a battle of ideas. The fact that we are having this conversation means there is still some ability to fight for the right ideas.
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