But try telling this to the authority figures and you're thought of as a disillusioned anarchist rather than an intelligent activist who has read history and wants to play their part in changing the world.
"If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so." ~Thomas Jefferson // There has been no more clearly unjust law than the ACA, or "Obamacare" as it's been called. We collectively must refuse to obey it!
- On this day, Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi begins a defiant march to the sea in protest of the British monopoly on salt, his boldest act of civil disobedience yet against British rule in India.
There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treat him accordingly.