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The Moral Obligations of a Free Nation

 

January 1, 2020



Groups like Planned Parenthood and the Freedom From Religion Foundation, among others, oppose the idea that people are accountable to an Almighty God. But this is “nothing new under the sun,” as the author of Ecclesiastes once said (Eccl 1:9). Generation after generation, people seek to tear down the institutions that uphold what remaining moral layers prevail within a civilized society, offering nothing in return. After all, it is easier to tear down than to build up.

Consider this letter from Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Paine in response to Paine’s controversial book, Age of Reason...



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