Re: Margaret Thatcher is Dead
But then she also was much friendlier with the Communist regime in China than previous prime ministers, purely because she wanted to milk the opportunities trade with China would provide, so even that wasn't a point of principle.
On an economic level, almost all of the problems Britain has today stem from her government's decisions. She made us the most dependent country in the world on banks and the financial sector, she tied our fortunes to the markets, and she was the one who made the unemployment benefits bill rocket.
Same thing happened to us with Bill Clinton who reversed his stance and gave China MFN status with the USA.
For Dante, it follows then, that the only way to get into Hell is to insist upon it. One must deliberately exclude himself from grace by hardening his heart against it. Hell is what the damned have actively and insistently wished for.
The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night and his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Shakespeare