A Warning to the Independently Minded

You, the individual, and your neighbours around you do not have to take care of the hungry, the needy, diseased, disabled or homeless in your community because we, your elected government’s officials will plan and administer the programmes needed for those purposes from our central offices. These programmes, designed by intellectuals, directed by bureaucrats and funded by you, the willing tax payer, will resolve all these difficulties in your area. The programmes are already in progress. As we continue taking over the welfare functions that you and your neighbours used to perform by yourselves through your churches, civic organisations and neighbourhood groups, here are some cautions for you keep in mind. Continue reading