Sultan Knish: The Right to Happiness is the Antidote to Tyranny

Modern revolutions are solution-based. So are modern governments. Redistribute the wealth. Power to the workers. Put X in charge. Strengthen Laws Y through Z. Impose your will on everyone else. And there is the Declaration of Independence, old and worn, offering up an idea as fragile as a butterfly, that government does not exist to impose solutions, but to protect the individual’s pursuit of happiness.

Source: Sultan Knish: The Right to Happiness is the Antidote to Tyranny

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