Village: The Village Inn

Discussing quote:

A functioning police state needs no police.

Started by lanamo avatar lanamo

What exactly is he saying in this quote. I know a police state is when a police functions revolove around protection of property. Like celeberties need protection, but exactly is he saying in "a functioning police state needs no police".

rcrasta25 avatarrcrasta25 said:

It suggests that the people have been so brainwashed that they have become their own policemen--that illegal and unwanted thoughts and therefore actions simply won't happen, because the people have started thinking like the state.