First Principles: The Right To Freedom Is God Given and Cannot Be Given Up

“If men … give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the great end of society, would absolutely vacate such renunciation; the right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the power of Man to alienate this gift, and voluntarily become a slave.” – Samuel Adams, Rights of the Colonists, 1772

The Rights of  the Colonists may be read in its entirety here:

https://history.hanover.edu/texts/adamss.html

 

 

 

 

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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