A Diamond Buried in Manure
You never know where you’re going to dig up a diamond.
This show—the part about space travel and space exploration, anyway–is simply dripping with statist elitism, but there is one bombshell hidden therein, uttered by Neil deGrasse Tyson:
“Legislation should be based on objective truths, not on some belief system you happen to have for yourself that others are in conflict with.”
He was referring to the danger of people who believe the Earth is flat writing “laws” to impose on everyone else. As if anyone else is somehow more “qualified” to make up “laws”…
Of course, I know “legislation” is counterfeit “law.” If it has to be written down in order to exist, it isn’t real law–real law is discovered, fake “law” is written.
Yet, his statement cuts to the heart of all “legislation.”
The objective truth is that if you take property that belongs to someone else, against the owner’s will, you have committed theft. Calling your act of theft “taxation” based upon your belief system, which is in direct conflict with others, and with objective truth, doesn’t change it.
The same goes for every other harmful piece of “legislation” which violates life, liberty, or property. All government, and the “laws” that go with it, are based on a subjective belief system, a superstition, which can be shown–objectively–to be false and harmful. No “legislation” should ever come from people who believe in that nonsense.
Thanks for your support, Mr. Tyson.