Can man govern himself?

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Avatar4321, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Avatar4321
    Online

    Avatar4321 Diamond Member Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2004
    Messages:
    70,560
    Thanks Received:
    8,165
    Trophy Points:
    2,070
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +12,188
    I think that's what we are all discussing. Or I hope that is.
     
  2. Lumpy 1
    Offline

    Lumpy 1 Diamond Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2009
    Messages:
    33,142
    Thanks Received:
    8,544
    Trophy Points:
    1,370
    Ratings:
    +14,869
    Some can.. some can't ...
     
  3. Mr.Fitnah
    Offline

    Mr.Fitnah Dreamcrusher

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    Messages:
    14,480
    Thanks Received:
    2,673
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Paradise.
    Ratings:
    +2,673
    Self government without self control does not work .
    Personal responsibility is a drag man.
     
  4. Avatar4321
    Online

    Avatar4321 Diamond Member Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2004
    Messages:
    70,560
    Thanks Received:
    8,165
    Trophy Points:
    2,070
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +12,188
    Ah, but the blessings of self government are far greater than the burden of personal responsibility.
     
  5. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    Self government?

    what is your deifnition of self government?

    At least 1/3 of our population has a need to follow an authoritatian figure.
    At least 1/3 of our population is totally incapable of runing their own lives successfully.
     
  6. daveman
    Offline

    daveman Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010
    Messages:
    51,299
    Thanks Received:
    5,693
    Trophy Points:
    1,775
    Location:
    On the way to the Dark Tower.
    Ratings:
    +5,759
    Are you the master of your domain?
     
  7. AmericanFirst
    Offline

    AmericanFirst Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2009
    Messages:
    12,204
    Thanks Received:
    1,047
    Trophy Points:
    175
    Ratings:
    +2,005
    A socialist mind at work, wrong but working.
     
  8. NYcarbineer
    Online

    NYcarbineer Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2009
    Messages:
    96,203
    Thanks Received:
    11,272
    Trophy Points:
    2,060
    Location:
    Finger Lakes, NY
    Ratings:
    +30,290
    I think this may have been answered by the recently posted 'Man defecates in store' thread.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  9. RetiredGySgt
    Online

    RetiredGySgt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    39,574
    Thanks Received:
    5,902
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Ratings:
    +8,989
    God made a deal with Lucifer. Lucifer told God that man did not need God and could rule himself. That little experiment is nearly over I think.
     
  10. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    Why would the supreme being have to make a deal with anyone?
     

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

can man govern himself