"Posterity, you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in heaven that ever I took half the pains to preserve it." -John Adams

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Letter Concerning Toleration

John Locke
Bumping back to the top.
This letter is a concise and correct thought on the way we should view other people's religious thoughts, and whether or not we should use government force to make people believe and act the way we want.
This letter was written during the time that the Puritans were ruling Massachusetts Bay colony.
We have here in America reverted back, in a sense, to the ways of the Puritan Oligarchy, and this letter correctly refutes that.

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