Truth, Like Gravity, is Self-Evident   Leave a comment

An oldie, but a goodie. I would note that a part of the right to life involves the right to self-protection … in opposition to anyone who might want to take it or disrupt it. These days it is very popular to insist that you must give up this right in order to have a “safer” society. Common sense says it won’t be any safer and the Founders, being practical thinkers, knew that a long time before we did.


We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

It’s important to understand the Founders’ worldview. Truth was not relative to anyone in that generation. The relativist philosophers had not yet thought those thoughts or written them down. Even religious skeptics believed in something they called Providence – something greater than mankind and in control above the authority of humans. That might be God, but even if it wasn’t, it was greater than mankind. This was completely understood by our Founders. Gravity was truth. You don’t argue with gravity and you can’t argue with truth. Truths are also self-evident. These truths prove themselves. They can be discovered by any sane person who applies some reason to the subject. They did not need to be…

View original post 41 more words


Posted July 4, 2016 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

What's Your Opinion?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Wolfe's Rants

A writer's life - advice, works and musings by Wolfe Butler

Matthew Winters (Comeback Pastor)

The life, ministry, & thoughts of a Christ-follower, husband, dad, & minister

Thoughts of Dymphna

Reality is Subjective; enter mine.

Leo X. Robertson

News of my latest publications, events, and episodes of the Losing the Plot podcast!

Sherry Parnell

Author of "Let the Willows Weep"

Emerald Book Reviews

Book Reviews and Promotion Services

YA Chit Chat

The Ponderings of YA author J. Keller Ford

madchen863's Blog

Planet Earth: home of life


Radio for the Awake and Aware


Soweto isiPantsula Crew + Management


Just a redheaded woman who is obsessed with books

Mercedes Prunty Author

The Walking Mumbie

InsureZero Blog

All you need to know about Insurance

Creative Ideas for Starving Artists

Brain juice that revives and refreshes

Real Science

"Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts" - Richard Feynman

Marsha Ingrao

Traveling & Blogging Near and Far

Victoria (V.E.) Schwab

"You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." ~C.S. Lewis

Darlene Foster's Blog

dreamer of dreams, teller of tales

%d bloggers like this: