Labour-Green Government tyranny
Labour-Green Government tyranny

CS Lewis summarises the problem with the Australian ALP-Green government:

“Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidi…ty 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.

They may be more likely to go to heaven yet at the same time likelier to make a Hell on earth. Their very kindness stings with intolerable insult. To be ‘cured’ against one’s will and cured of states which we may not regard as disease is to be put on a level with those who have not yet reached the age of reason or those who never will; to be classed with infants, imbeciles, and domestic animals.”
C. S. Lewis God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics (p.292)

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