Then again…

other police state enthusiasts are all in favor of using the new communications technologies to try to micromanage your life. In a culture like ours, that is laboring to ignore the big laws, you will inevitably wind up with a security state of small laws. A civilization that no longer believes that human beings are free man and women in the image and likeness of God will instead treat them like animals to be watched, herded, and motivated by pleasure and pain.

Herd animals are usually herded toward slaughter pens when it is no longer feasible to exploit them for other uses.