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Blessed Tolerance: The Virtue of a Republic in Decline

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Approximately two and a half millennia ago, Plato, in his classic work, The Republic, unveiled a more intimate look into our...

Edmund Burke in Defense of God, His Moral Law, and Rational Liberty

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke We have not (as I conceive) lost the generosity and dignity of thinking of the fourteenth century; nor...

State of Liberty, Not a State of License: John Locke

Daily Dabble in the Classics, John Locke But though this be a state of liberty, yet it is not a state of licence; though man...

A Mountain of Words — T.F. Stern

"...Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist..."

The Ploy of Libertine Liberty — Edmund Burke

They consider their subjects as the farmer does the hog he keeps to feast upon. He hold him fast in the his sty, but allows him to wallow as much as he pleases in his beloved filth and gluttony. - Edmund Burke

From Such Liberty, O Lord Deliver Us! — Noah Webster

On "erroneous opinions respecting freedom and tyranny," Noah Webster writes: "Many people seem to entertain an idea, that liberty consists in a power to act without any control. This is more liberty than even the savages enjoy."

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