Unalienable Rights

    December 19, 2018

    ‘In this world,

    hate never yet dispelled hate.

    Only love dispels hate.

    This is the law,

    ancient and inexhaustible.’

    -Buddha

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    ‘Seek justice,

    encourage the oppressed.

    Defend the cause of the fatherless,

    plead the case of the widow.’

    -Isaiah 1:17-18

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    ‘Theirs was the fullness of heaven and earth;

    the more that they gave to others, the more they had.’

    -Kwang-Tze

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    ‘Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.’

    -Mark Twain

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    ‘Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

    II Corinthians 1:17

    Declaration of Independence

    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all (wo)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 —that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.

    “As above, so below; as below, so above.”

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