Swiped this lil bit o' goodness from OhioDave™ this mornin'.
The most dangerous thing in life is a person who constantly refers to 'values.' If I was going to write down my testament, that is it. None of us has the right to tell anyone how to live. None of us has the right to hold back anybody else for any reason at all -- race, religion, income, or what have you.
Apparently the ever incontrovertible Neal Stephenson wrote that in his collaboration with J. Frederick George entitled Interface. I've never read it but comments like that certainly make me want to.