“Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself. They are the American people’s liberty teeth and keystone under independence … From the hour the Pilgrims landed, to the present day, events, occurrences, and tendencies prove that to insure peace, security and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable . . . the very atmosphere of firearms everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that is good.” – George Washington
“My European ancestors, who believed in the Real Presence and in miracles and demons and angels and evil, built a prosperous civilization and made stunning achievements in philosophy, poetry, art, engineering, science and architecture.
My European and American contemporaries, who do not believe in any of the things I mentioned, destroy cities for the sake of giant highways, have abandoned reason to the point of denying that objective reality and truth exist at all, have killed poetry, think that junk and pictures of the Pope in a jar of urine are art, discard or accept science as it suits their political biases and think that featureless concrete cubes constitute good architecture. And we’ve succesfully engineered numerous ways to poison whole regions and murder billions with the push of a button and claim that profit or national security are acceptable justifications.
Obviously, it’s the Modern World that’s doing things right.”
Matthew Robare, here.