Chapter 17

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As personal freedom steadily increases, sooner or later the setpoint between acceptable behavior and unacceptable behavior passes the point at which benevolent people can do anything that they want to do.

After that point, further increases in freedom will only benefit evildoers, because they are the only remaining constituency whose actions meet social resistance.

Knowing that, when did we pass that transition point? We did pass it; obviously we did. Evil is growing all around us.