Various - Extremism In The Defense Of Liberty Is No Vice FLAC album
From Barry Goldwater's 1964 speech accepting the Republican nomination for president.
The ends justify the means.
An. oderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue! Those words quickly became both famous and infamous. They resonated in a positive way with Conservative Republicans, who were beginning their long domination of the Republican Party. Nonetheless, the Democrats’ portrayal of Goldwater as an extremist nut was effective and helped Johnson win a landslide victory in the November 1964 presidential election. In the decades since then, Goldwater’s famous quote has also been misused to try to justify extreme positions or actions that bear little or no relation to what Goldwater actually believed or would have condoned. For example, when the Obamacare health insurance legislation was approved by Congress, a protester hurled a brick through the office window of the Monroe County Democratic Committee headquarters in Rochester, New.
Each illustration is unique and is loosely based on King Crimson's "In the Court of the Crimson King" album jacket. The first Teen-Beat release that was mass-produced. The "mastering session" actually took place on the night of February 23, 1985. The tape was not sold until a day or two later. The mastering took place outside during the evening of an unusually warm day on which the temperature soared above 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The two tracks by Section 25 were recorded by Mark Robinson at the 9:30 Club in Washington, .
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! For a long time my only knowledge of Barry Goldwater was this well known quote from his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination as Presidential candidate in 1964. I decided that I needed to know more about the man that is generally considered to have run the most successful failed campaign for President ever.
And moderation in the pursuit of justice. Barry Goldwater quotes at AZquotes. Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Levin said that many times in practical politics extremism in defense of liberty is a vice. It is a very great vice. That strikes me as quite right, and it’s important for conservatives to understand why it is right. Before making my case, it’s important to acknowledge that we can all envision circumstances in which extreme measures can be justified. But they are rare, particularly in a republic like ours, where methods of persuasion are the usual (and much preferred) recourse. Self-command, composure, and temperateness in the pursuit of justice can, in fact, be a virtue. And extremism in the defense of liberty can easily backfire.
While those two regimes are essentially identical, there are treated very differently in any statistical rankings of various countries. But the massive subsidization of risk in these two systems means there is no free choice to begin with. Fans of free markets should never be put in the position of defending regimes that are so distorted by subsidy and other regulations. Our financial system is equivalent to a regime where every bank deposit is first lent to the Treasury, and then re-lent out to a commercial bank.
Doesn’t extremism work directly against liberty? And all but criminals and psychopaths wish to pursue justice, but how much justice can we achieve without a degree of moderation? . In this nuclear age, where do you think the line between reasonable defense of liberty and dogmatic extremism lies? I find that the more I reduce a principle down, the more clear the answer becomes and the more we can understand how it is that the principle of extremism effects that around it. Society is patterned after the same organic principles as all other organisms consisting of a multi-verse of parts to create ONE system dependent upon each of its parts.
this tape is dedicated to the memory of better times. love is the beginning of happiness. the loss of it is the end of happiness. Feb. 23, 1985 in Andrew's backyard. A Teenbeat Original reissue.