Monday, July 5, 2010

Do They Hate Us For Our Freedoms?

Jerry Salyer doesn't think so — Independence Day Eve. He also concludes, "We must grow up and admit that freedom is but a tool for pursuing goodness, not goodness as such."

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Blogger The Sanity Inspector said...

I instead agree with Lord Acton: "Liberty is not a means to a higher end. Liberty is itself the highest political end."

And happy 4th to you & yours.

1:13 PM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

Happy one to you, too. It's important that he qualified it as "highest political end."

7:52 PM  

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