Thursday, February 24, 2011

Equality (of Authority): The Unknown Ideal

All men are created equal.

When Thomas Jefferson, in the Declaration of Independence, set out to enunciate the philosophical principles underlying the American Revolution—the principles of '76, as later generations would call them—that's the one he put down first, as the foundation and justification of all the rest. Equality—not, as one might expect, liberty.

Read the rest of Roderick T. Long's article

James Tuttle,
Regular Columnist, THL
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