Monthly Archives: November 2011

on Knowledge

“For no people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their … Continue reading

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on Free Will

“It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.” Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), principal author o the Declaration … Continue reading

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on Rebellion

“Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as the abuses of power.” James Madison (1751-1836), fourth president of the United States. On August 21st 1786 a group of protesters led by Daniel Shays, a former Revolutionary … Continue reading

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