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Friday, July 08, 2005


Kartik Ariyur writes:  This essay, I believe, establishes that the necessary and sufficient condition for the advance of liberty is the practice, by a sufficient proportion of the society, of true religion. The necessity implies that the relapse of society from true religion will result in the decline of liberty. These conditions, I believe, enable immediate distinction of the road to liberty from the road to serfdom.