Wednesday, July 06, 2005

A Creed for a Country

Two days ago we celebrated the 4th of July, when we remember the foundations on which our country rests. In this essay, Andrew Sullivan recalls the ancient principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to offer a succinct interpretation for the proper role of government in human society. America, he says like many before him, offers the best hope to achieve human fulfillment.

1 comment:

Travis said...

Interesting piece. You might be interested in this:

http://www.neoperspectives.com/foundingoftheunitedstates.htm