Saturday, August 27, 2016

Freedom Needs Self-Control

Freedom can only work when self-control prevails.  A free society is a self-policing society.  When a citizenry ceases to limit the exercise of its own individual desires, moral anarchy inevitably results, ending in the condition described at the close of the Book of Judges:  “Everyone does what is right in his own eyes.”

Patrick Michael Murphy, “How the West Was Lost,” p.167

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