Wednesday, November 2, 2016

From Chesterton's Pen: The Darkside of Jefferson's Creed

From "The Fallacy of the New Humanism":

The Jeffersonian creed is true; the Jeffersonian error was in considering only the sunny side of it. GK Chesterton all men are equal in the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. All men are also equal in the doom of death, in the temptation to take liberties, and the tendency to pursue happiness in ways that make them horribly unhappy.
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