The enemy of freedom is not tyranny. It’s complacency.
Our freedom, our lives – all that we believe in and hold dear does not get ripped from us all at once. It happens, as T.S. Eliot so famously said when he wrote: “This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang, but a whimper.”
So it is. And so it would be without the whistle-blowers, the leakers of information – the dissidents. Continue reading