Category: Progressive Rock


  • Makora says:
    Jan 22,  · After all, extremism seems to entail going beyond what is actually needed to defend something and that justice, by its very nature, requires a balance between excess and deficiency. To use an analogy, imagine a doctor who said “I would remind you that excessive medication in the defense of health is no vice!
  • Kigalkis says:
    Nov 16,  · Extremism in the defense of subsidized liberty is a (conservative) vice. But the massive subsidization of risk in these two systems means there is no free choice to begin with. Conservatives need to remember that the “liberty” to spend or loan out government subsidized funds is not true liberty.
  • Kagashicage says:
    May 02,  · Barry Goldwater declared that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,” but if authoritarians are triggered by change too extreme for their comfort, and if they reliably roll it back.
  • Fenrigrel says:
    Jul 06,  · A great man who declared, "Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. [M]oderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue." A man who stood up for liberty, no matter the personal cost — Barry Goldwater was a great man, whose Tea Party fruit spring from the tree of liberty .
  • Goltibei says:
    Jan 05,  · “Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue.” These deathless lines are generally credited to Barry Goldwater, but he didn’t write them. Karl Hess, Goldwater’s lovable anarchist speechwriter, put them in the Arizona senator’s Republican convention acceptance speech. “I would remind you that extremism in the defense [ ].
  • Tojaktilar says:
    Jan 21,  · If extremism is defined as distance from the mainstream rather than advocacy of violent tactics, it turns out that there is at least one good reason to be an extremist in defense of liberty Author: Ilya Somin.
  • Tukus says:
    Later that year, they must have felt vindicated when Barry Goldwater, in accepting the Republican nomination for president, declared “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
  • Visho says:
    Dec 01,  · Barry Goldwater in , two years before reminding the world of Cicero’s advice that “Extremism in the pursuit of liberty is no vice.” (Photo: Marion S. Trikosko) Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.
  • Taukora says:
    The mystic chords of memory, stretching from ever battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

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