Category Archives: road to serfdom

O Regresso das Lojas do Povo

Na Venezuela, Chavez continua o imparável processo de estupidificação económica a que se alvitrou. Após ter tabelado os preços de alguns bens alimentares de primeira necessidade a valores abaixo dos custos, alguns supermercados tiraram esses produtos das prateleiras. Incapaz de compreender um conceito básico – ninguém vende para ter prejuízo – Chavez acusou os supermercados […]

So this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause.

Ah, e ainda isto

E de um executivo que legisla ninguém se queixa, não é?* *Não viram o Palpatine? “In order to ensure our security and continuing stability, the Republic will be reorganized into the first Galactic Empire, for a safe and secure society which I assure you will last for ten thousand years.”

O controlo da democracia pelo poder executivo na Guerra das Estrelas

OBI-WAN: The Senate is expected to vote more executive powers to the Chancellor today. ANAKIN: Well, that can only mean less deliberating and more action. Is that bad? It will make it easier for us to end this war. OBI-WAN: Anakin, be careful of your friend Palpatine. […] PADME, BAIL ORGANA, and SENATORS MON MOTHMA, […]

Relativismo na Guerra das Estrelas II

ANAKIN and OBI-WAN confront each other on the lava river. ANAKIN: I should have known the Jedi were plotting to take over . . . OBI-WAN: From the Sith!!! Anakin, Chancellor Palpatine is evil. ANAKIN: From the Jedi point of view! From my point of view, the Jedi are evil. OBI-WAN: Well, then you are […]

Relativismo na Guerra das Estrelas

PALPATINE: Remember back to your early teachings. Anakin. “All those who gain power are afraid to lose it.” Even the Jedi. ANAKIN: The Jedi use their power for good. PALPATINE: Good is a point of view, Anakin. And the Jedi point of view is not the only valid one. The Dark Lords of the Sith […]