It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits:
freedom of speech,
______ freedom of thought,
___________and the wisdom never to use either.
____________________________– Mark Twain
Perhaps this was truer some years ago. Today it seems many value and impose their own impulsive opinions far too easily.
A deeper, more humble and reflective mindset would better honor the sanctity of our freedoms.
Yes indeed! Would humility not only “better honor the sanctity” but also cultivate a deeper appreciation and more deserving culture ? Could it be that our society’s reckless, invasive and often abusive (stronger than impulsive) use of our freedoms has somehow eroded the fundamentals of our initial good fortune. OMG, what have we done…and how much has been lost…?