On October 3, 2012 (in my timezone, which would be early October 2 for most of you), I and millions of internet users in the Philippines have officially become criminals, liable to be jailed for up to 12 years.
I will understand if you don’t care. After all, the Philippines seems…
For what it is worth, with or without Romney-Ryan in power, this is a major change and it will not get better soon. People fear freedom when life is unsettled. That is why Man is not able to be Socialist or Anarchists as a society. Man is an animal driven by fear. We are in and heading toward a period of economic loss for most of us, our governments reduced to military functionaries. Our Great Social contract between Government and Citizen is over. Maybe it is inevitable. I don’t know. I do know that the more extreme the grip of government, the farther it will fall. That may sound good, but in a world, a Global crisis, we will be in for a hard fight. Pessimistic? Perhaps. I hope not.