It's going to take more than voting
Posted Feb 9, 2011 13:10 UTC (Wed) by NAR
In reply to: It's going to take more than voting
Parent article: Moglen on Freedom Box and making a free net
Other human beings being able to exist without external controls are far too frightening of a concept.
In the late '90s the Albanian government collapsed. What was the first things its citizens started to do? They grabbed guns and started to kill each other. There is a reason we need those external controls. This is where most utopist get it wrong - humans by their nature are more than willing to settle differences by violence.
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