Tag Archives: Morality

First Principles: Americans Combine Christianity and Liberty So Intimately That It Is Impossible to Conceive One Without the Other

“The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other.” – Alexis de Tocqueville    

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First Principles: Our Constitution Was Made For A Moral and Religious People and Is Inadequate To Govern Otherwise

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Government Has The Power to Contend With Human Passions Unbridled By Morality and Religion

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion… Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – … Continue reading

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The Whiskey Priest

Based on Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory.. seemed suitable for Lent on the dark side.. Read the novel to see why more accurately…. The Whiskey Priest by Michael Romani Anger has replaced ambition With the drive to drink Even … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Morals A Republic Cannot Subsist Any Length of Time

“Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Should Be A Referee, Not An Active Player

“When government — in pursuit of good intentions — tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active … Continue reading

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First Principles: Virtue and Morality Are Necessary For Popular Free Government

“Virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule indeed extends with more or less force to every species of free Government.”  – George Washington (1796)        

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Word Prompt – Angel

Better men than me have caved to adversity Losing their way in life’s forms of perversity But, I may be among the first to openly agree That the angel on my back gets the best of me As she speaks … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Government Can Restrain Humanity Set Free By Morality and Religion

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion.”  – John Adams (1798) .. But GQ thinks you should read smutty fiction instead…    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Authentic

It’s a daily sort of hectic struggle In the midst of this half mast jungle Trying to keep our world true and real In a place that devalues the think of our feel At the risk of sounding a bit … Continue reading

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