Friday, March 23, 2012

CPS and Terrorism

terrorism (from Bartleby.com)
 



SYLLABICATION:ter·ror·ism
PRONUNCIATION:  tr-rzm
NOUN:The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons.

Original (pre-Orwellian) Definition of the Word "Terrorism" Funk and Wagnalls New Practical Standard Dictionary (1946)

Pertinent Quotes in relation to so-called Children's Protective Services:
Force (is) the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism. -- Thomas Jefferson
The majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and by acting on the law of the strongest breaks up the foundations of society. -- Thomas Jefferson
What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long. -- Thomas Sowell
The kind of man who wants the government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always the kind of man whose ideas are idiotic. -- H.L. Mencken
"It is characteristic of all movements and crusades that the psychopathic element rises to the top. -- Robert Lindner
Absolute power corrupts even when exercised for humane purposes. The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep. -- Eric Hoffer
It is a governing principle of nature, that the agency which can produce most good, when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil. It behooves the well-intentioned, therefore, vigorously to watch the tendency of even their most highly prized institutions, since that which was established in the interests of the right, may so easily become the agent of the wrong. -- James Fenimore Cooper