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Old 03-09-2006, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Panthere Noir
I agree with both Paul Newman and Waikiki Willie, but I do believe in rules as a fall back postion. Mostly because the few people who truly can handle anarchy - in the literal, not comic strip sense - and chaos are far outnumbered by those who will use the lack of offically stated rules as an excuse to turn into complete, intolerable asses. And I for one am not a lifestock warden.
You meant livestock warden, but it's still very funny. I agree that most people belong to the herd and/or act like lemmings. My complaint is I don't like being lumped together with them by external restraints. I have my own well-developed conscience and I don't need anyone else telling me what is right and wrong. I don't follow leaders and I watch the parking meters (as Bob Dylan sang so eloquently.)
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