Good Gough

Regular reader François draws our attention to this Escapological quote from the Naked Rambler, who is sadly in prison again.

I wasn’t working. I spent my time looking after the kids and going for walks. One day I was walking and something happened. I realised I was good. Being British, buried in our upbringing is that we’re not good or have to watch ourselves – maybe it comes from religion, or school. I realised that at a fundamental level I’m good, we’re all good, and you can trust that one part of yourself.

Originally from an article in the Guardian.

What Stephen Gough says is correct. You are good. You’re not a human resource for someone else to exploit. Don’t allow yourself or other good people to be pushed around by gods or governments.

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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