No one thought we could have another depression in the modern era. If we don't stand up for sanity and logic, we may devolve all the way back to the dark ages.
"[Quoting the Magna Carta:] In future no official shall place a man on trial upon his own unsupported statement, without producing credible witnesses to the truth of it."Webmaster's Commentary:In convicting and executing prisoners solely on the basis of confessions extracted under torture, the United States Government has dragged us all back to the Middle Ages.
When will the burning of the Heretics commence, I wonder?
As a kid, I always doubted the basic premise of Isaac Asimov's classic science fiction books The Foundation Trilogy: that humankind would enter a new dark ages in the distant future.
We must beat back the forces of oppression, so that Asimov's vision does not come true.