Re: "The Dark Knight Rises" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)
Flying Spaghetti Monster wrote:
Since when is anarchy tyrannical?
When it leads to people's rights being violated, obviously. If you get shot walking down the street because there's no government to stop it, that's tyrannical.
Anarchy can be just as tyrannical as totalitarianism. A lack of governance is just as big a threat to freedom as too much government.
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946