Founders gambled on virtue prevailing over passions

“In short, in the Framers’ view, free government was suitable and sustainable for only a religious people — a people who recognized that there was a transcendent moral order antecedent to both the state and man-made law and who had the discipline to control themselves according to those enduring principles.”

William P. Barr, “Founders gambled on virtue prevailing over passions,” Washington Times, 10/13/2020.

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