Skip to comments.Deep Dive on the Declaration of Independence and its Relevance Today (AUDIO)
Posted on 07/04/2018 5:47:03 AM PDT by fredericbastiat1
In honor of Independence Day, for this weeks Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten podcast I take a deep dive into the Declaration of Independence, discussing:
-Its unique place in human history and the cause of freedom
-The link between natural law and natural rights, faith and freedom
-The Founders emphasis on virtue and morality to sustain a free system of limited government
-Parallels between the charges laid out against King George III in the Declaration and modern America from the administrative state to sanctuary cities
-The Founders views on slavery, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and failing to live up to the values and principles of the Declaration
-The imperative to defend liberty against tyranny
-And much more
You can find the episode on iTunes, everywhere else podcasts are found or download the episode directly here.
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