On 21 November 2013 11:37, Telmo Menezes <te...@telmomenezes.com> wrote:
> > who just did not want to pay taxes to the King of England, > > Good on them. What next? Pay taxes to wizards and dragons? > > Weird comment. The King of England was only, in their view, an inappropriate subject to pay taxes to because they were no longer his subjects, at least in a *de facto* sense. They weren't against taxes per se, and set up a system in which people were expected to pay taxes. (And if wizards and dragons existed, people would indeed pay them taxes, or as we'd call it, protection money!) No matter how good your case, a reasoned argument is better than an invalid comparison. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.