Thomas Jefferson on Terri Schiavo

Think the whole Terri Schiavo issue is brand-new, breaking new ground in philosophy?

Uh-uh:

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.

-Thomas Jefferson

Go read more Thomas Jefferson quotes. There is much in there to confound Left and Right.

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One Response to Thomas Jefferson on Terri Schiavo

  1. Wyatt says:

    Ahh, back in the days before politics was merely a gathering of marionettes manipulated by a plethora of money-toting special interest groups…

    The oligarchy seemed to work then, why doesn’t it work now?

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