A Prince, whose Character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the Ruler of a free People.The Declaration of Independence, 1776.
Friday, September 02, 2005
Ruler of a free People
So, I'm reading the Declaration of Independence today - a handy dandy pocket version. Don't ask why, but it made its way to me and I had time and I had interest and I ended up reading it cause I wanted to. Weird. Anyways, I stopped at the following section: