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Immoral Beyond Redemption

RWC_Novi Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 1:23 PM
Dr Williams, I have often used a similar argument when discussing Govt. "charity" though I believe your example omits 2 important components -- the amount kept back for "carrying charges" and the patting ones self on the back for being so "charitable"!
Benjamin Franklin, statesman and signer of our Declaration of Independence, said: "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." John Adams, another signer, echoed a similar statement: "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." Are today's Americans virtuous and moral, or have we become corrupt and vicious? Let's think it through with a few questions.

Suppose I saw an elderly woman painfully huddled on a heating grate in the dead of winter. She's hungry and in...