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First Principles: Liberty Cannot Be Preserved Without A General Knowledge Among the People

“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right, from the frame of their nature, to knowledge, as their great Creator, who does nothing in vain, has given them understandings, and a desire to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Lie Doesn’t Become Truth, Wrong Doesn’t Become Right and Evil Doesn’t Become Good Just Because It’s Accepted By A Majority

“A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority.” – Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

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Thought For the Day: A Lie Doesn’t Become Truth, Wrong Doesn’t Become Right and Evil Doesn’t Become Good Just Because It’s Accepted By A Majority

“A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority. ” – Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

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First Principles: Liberty Must At All Hazards Be Supported. We Have A Right To It, Derived From Our Maker

“Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Great Principles of Right and Wrong Are Legible To Every Reader; To Pursue Them Requires Not the Aid of Many Counselors

“The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)

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On Becoming Truly Human

Based on 1 Corinthians 12: On Becoming Truly Humanby Michael Doyle On becoming human resplendentWe were never meant to be independentBut rather communal in the nature of our beingLiving in a communion of love with all we’re seeing Love is … Continue reading

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First Principles: In Short, Is Not Liberty the Freedom of Every Person To Make Full Use of His Faculties, So Long As He Does Not Harm Other Persons While Doing So?

“In short, is not liberty the freedom of every person to make full use of his faculties, so long as he does not harm other persons while doing so? Is not liberty the destruction of all despotism — including, of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right of Freely Examining Public Characters and Measures, and of Free Communication Among the People Thereon… Has Ever Been Justly Deemed the Only Effectual Guardian of Every Other Right

“The right of freely examining public characters and measures, and of free communication among the people thereon … has ever been justly deemed the only effectual guardian of every other right.”– James Madison (1798)

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Thought For the Day: There Are Those Who Will Say That the…Freedom of Man and Mind Is the American Dream

“There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.” – Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982)

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Forbid Us Tamely To Surrender That Freedom Which We Received From Our Gallant Ancestors

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding … Continue reading

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