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Blackstone—Of the Parliament

Blackstone—Of the Parliament

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England , Book 1 (Rights of Persons) CHAPTER 2—OF THE PARLIAMENT  WE are next to treat of the rights and duties of persons, as they are members of society, and stand in various relations to each other. These relations are either public or private: and we will first [...]

A Collectivist Curvature of the Mind

A Collectivist Curvature of the Mind

Individual Liberty In The Crucible Of History, Part 4 THE AMERICANIST: CLARENCE CARSON ESSAYS   Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, August 01, 1962 Any capable observer should be able to see that there has been a gradual and mounting circum­scription of liberty in America in the twentieth century. It mani­fests itself in [...]

The Proper Role of Government—Ezra Taft Benson

The Proper Role of Government—Ezra Taft Benson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1976 During this historic celebration of our nation’s Bicentennial, it seems appropriate to say something about the principles, functions, and role of government which these Founding Fathers established. I am humbly grateful to God for the blessings we all enjoy as citizens of [...]

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England - Book 1: Rights of Persons, Chapter 1 1765-1769 The objects of the laws of England are so very numerous and extensive, that, in order to consider them with any tolerable ease and perspicuity, it will be necessary to distribute them methodically, under proper and [...]

The Trouble With Kings

The Trouble With Kings

New World Witness for Jesus Christ Mosiah proposes that judges be chosen in place of a king—Unrighteous kings lead their people into sin—Alma the younger is chosen chief judge by the voice of the people—He is also the high priest over the Church—Alma the elder and Mosiah die. About 92–91 B.C. 1 Now when Mosiah had done this he sent [...]

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