Posts Tagged "quotation"

Liberty and Tyranny

»Posted by on Apr 5, 2009 in Politics, Quotations | 0 comments

We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.  With some the word liberty may mean for each man to do as he pleases with himself, and the product of his labor; while with others, the same word may mean for some men to do as they please with other men, and the product of other men’s labor.  Here are two, not only different, but incompatible things, called by the same name–liberty.  And it follows that each of the things is, by the respective parties, called by two different and incompatible names–liberty and tyranny. Abraham Lincoln, 1864 Just finished reading Mark Levin’s Liberty and Tyranny, A Conservative Manifesto. Highly recommend reading and becoming informed.  We must all become more...

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Human Life

»Posted by on Mar 23, 2009 in Politics | 0 comments

Science has everything to say about what is possible. Science has nothing to say about what is permissible. – Charles Krauthammer President Obama wants science to determine the perilous path forward for stem cell research.  I thought CK’s comment was particularly poignant.  Please take a moment and read his insightful article.  Science can provide many of the facts and perhaps document evidence.  However, decisions for protecting life of the unborn needs to be made prayerfully and in light of scriptures, not just the biology...

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Hermann Hesse

»Posted by on Mar 15, 2009 in Quotations | 0 comments

“We kill at every step, not only in wars, riots, and executions. We kill when we close our eyes to poverty, suffering, and shame. In the same way all disrespect for life, all hard-heartedness, all indifference, all contempt is nothing else than killing. With just a little witty skepticism we can kill a good deal of the future in a young person. Life is waiting everywhere, the future is flowering everywhere, but we only see a small part of it and step on much of it with our feet.” – Hermann Hesse, German poet and novelist.

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