Tag Archive | Thomas Jefferson
If there is no authority higher than the State, then the State effectively becomes the arbiter of all that is just and right. The danger of this autonomous humanistic State is that it will not be restrained from exercising despotic and tyrannical power over its citizenry because it has become accountable to no one but itself. Recognizing no divine limit to its function, it becomes the arbiter of morals as well as policies.
Censorship – It isn’t a Dirty Word. What is wrong with censorship? I’m all in favor of it. Censorship is not a dirty word. Liberals decry censorship as some kind of fascist plot to destroy personal freedoms and shut off political debate, and yes, censorship improperly used can do that. But there is a difference […]