AMERICA (THOUGHT TWO) 187
"What is liberty without wisdom, and virtue,"
wrote Edmund Burke.
Liberty without wisdom leads to anarchy.
Liberty without virtue leads to despotism.
How does a country regain or maintain its
The psalmist, King David, stated this profound
"Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord."
And, "where the Spirit of the Lord is., there is
liberty." (2 Corinthians 3:17)
Liberty beckons us return...
to wisdom and virtue.
(Written on July 4, 1996)