Anyhoo, here is a link to it. I don't know why but sometimes an old post will suddenly be hit with a wave of page-views. That's when I notice these old thoughts. It's amazing how prophetic some of them turn out to be, if I do say so myself. I look at some of what I was worried about only a couple years ago and see we're already well past where I feared we would be by this point in history. I can't imagine what the next ten years will hold.
Oh, and speaking of laws, you just can't have a discussion about their importance without this famous clip from a classic movie: