Lets Force People to Compost !

About: seattle outlaws throwing food in the trash | national review online

  I like one of the comments from the article best:
source: ... "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens? What's there in that for anyone? But just pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced nor objectively interpreted - and you create a nation of law-breakers - and then you cash in on guilt." "
-- Ayn Rand, in Atlas Shrugged
Compost politicians, especially liberals, & man-made climate change fanatics.


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Mark de LA says
.. & while you were sleeping laws got passed, but who cares? The soporific continues with more Bread & Circuses - the fundamental change in America has arrived:

Mark de LA says
Don't need to duplicate it here.  I would have to repost the Heinlein thingy etc.

Seth says
in any case, knowing the actual conditions that are obtaining here, i think Seattle imposing consequences on individuals for being oblivious to their environment might actually work to improve our environment at a very small cost to individual freedom. 

i'm running into the same situation here in my house.  denise is oblivious to separating trash from recyclable paper ... so i choose to do it for her at the curb.  i always grumble when i do that.  but there is a better solution in this case than imposing consequences on denise, i could just get her a separate receptical ... then maybe she will do it volentairly ... that theory is yet to be tested.

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