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Re: Too many rules removes man’s need to think

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on November 11, 2010 at 13:26

In Reply to: Too many rules removes man’s need to think posted by Craig McDonald on November 10, 2010 at 10:52:

: What is the origin of "Too many rules removes man’s need to think" - unknown (Plato or Socrates?

I can't imagine either Plato or Socrates saying anything of the kind, given that they lived in a society with very few regulations. Some anonymous wiseacre must have come up with this one, and probably very recently, since it gets precisely no google hits at all. (VSD)