Archive for September 14th, 2022

As citizens, we knew we had ceded some of our individual rights to society in order to live together as a community.  But we did not believe this social contract included support for an immoral system.  Since the people invested government with its authority, we understood that we had to obey the law.  But when law became suppressive and tyrannical, when human law violated divine principles, we felt it was not only our right, but our duty to disobey.  As Henry Thoreau strongly believed, to comply with an unjust system is to accept abuse.  It is not the role of the citizen to follow the government down a path that violates his or her own conscience.
    ―     John Lewis
From his book: “Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change
On This Day In:
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2020 The Importance You Can Have
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Trump Reaffirms His Administration Is The Cause Of West Coast Wildfires
2019 A Lifestyle
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2018 The Children Are Our Future
2017 And Three
2016 Nine Parts Mystery
2015 Little Or No Common Ground
2014 Just Between Me
2013 Beyond The Strings
2012 Saving The Union
2011 Still And Too Often

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