Sunday, April 27, 2008

Tolstoy - Government is Violence, p95-96

“All government, without exception, conceal from the people everything that might further their emancipation, and encourage all that degrades and demoral izes them [...] all manner of amusements of the senses [...] even physical means of stupefaction, such as tobacco and alcohol, the tax on which consti tutes one of the chief revenues of the state.”

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