Thomas Jefferson – the principal author of the most profound document ever written in human history — once said,
“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.”
He said this because he was fully committed to truth, justice, and reality.
This statement is a reflection of reality.
The reality that no such thing as “too much liberty” exists.
That “too much liberty” is an impossible contradiction – like “too much” self esteem, self respect, and integrity.
And contrary to popular belief, “too much liberty” is not anarchy. Liberty requires government – a proper and just government, fully and absolutely committed to protecting the rights of man – every man.
Anarchy is an absence of government, and of the protection for liberty.
Anarchy is a negative. Liberty is a positive. The two are not combinable.
In the same way, and for the same reasons, I am convinced no man…