Can slavery be so complete that life is no longer worth living? Is “live free or die” a reasonable motto? Or are there times when living with a bit of servitude is better than death?
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To vote or not to vote? This is the question: Whether it is nobler to take part in the political system in hopes of dismantling it, or to withdraw from the system, and so withdraw my consent. Ay, there’s the rub; for in voting to overthrow the power that oppresses me, I am giving my consent to the system that empowers it–majority rule. And I cannot consent to that.