[LMB] Mountains of Mourning discussion

Pat Mathews MATHEWS55 at msn.com
Tue Jun 6 23:05:52 BST 2017


Original attribution C.S. Lewis.

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Subject: Re: [LMB] Mountains of Mourning discussion

(lost the original attribution, sorry!)

>
> *Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its
> > victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under
> robber > barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's
> cruelty > may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated;
> but those > who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for
> they do so > with the approval of their own conscience.*
>
>

Ista dy Chalion would be happy, or perhaps not, to point out that her
minders would never, ever sleep - because they love her too much to ever
leave her alone.
Sylvia
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