If you intend to force your opponent to comply with your idea, you don’t actually need the idea, all you need is force.
You see, having an idea is fundamentally an appeal to reason–i.e. this is true because of this rationale, which also must be true because of this premise…etcetera, etcetera. And reason is a function of concepts men use in order to communicate with one another. Communication (or more precisely, the ability to communicate) then is proof that all men possess an equal and singular frame of reference by which communication is made relevant and efficacious: One’s Self. I. The I Am inside of each human being.
Therefore, to force men to comply with ideas is a contradiction in terms which inevitably turns rulers (those tasked with forcing compliance) into brainless killers, and the ruled into trenches full of ashes.
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Kinda like when Trump boasts that he is going to “penalize” Ford for moving part of its production to Mexico.
Yeah…I need to read his entire statement in context before I render judgment. But if he truly means use government violence against a private company for running its business the way it chooses, then that’s a “yooooge” problem. It would mean that he doesn’t truly understand the problem, and thus cannot possibly have a moral solution.