True_colors Wrote:
Jul 18, 2012 12:16 PM
Anne_1 wrote: "And there are some pretty pointed quotes by non-other than Thomas Jefferson, who was NOT the deist too many people seem to believe he was." Here's one for you, Anne: Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the arc of the covenant, too sacred to be touched; who ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment. Let us follow no such examples, nor weakly believe that one generation is not as capable as another of taking care of itself, and of ordering its own affairs. "