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Politics is Unnecessary Competition

You guys remember the brown eyes/blue eyes woman from the 60s? She turned her third grade class into eye-color nazis just by telling them eye color was important and executing a few religious excercises centering around eye color. (State religious stuff, you get what I mean).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Elliott

If someone wants to find the youtube vids, they're pretty shocking. I don't have flash player in this garbage friend of gubmint education institution.

I came across this article and noticed the (intense adjective) similarities.

http://www.concordmonitor.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091228/FRONTP...

Conclusion:
Politics divides. Peace unites.

And don't worship authority, especially the state.

Discuss.

PS - And I think marketplace (peaceful) competition is superior to political (coercive) competing. Violence begets violence, yet the market always works itself out.

If that got s rise out of you, ignore it for a sec and respond to the top part first.