John Adams, Brian Byu, Columbus discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
Would that man claim the tribute of patriotism who should labor to avert these great pillars of human happiness these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens the Mir, politician equally with the pious man ought to respect into, cherish them, he and many of the other. Founders believed that wall religions should be free should be free to worship not worship believe in not believe he also believed that it is vital to a society that is based on self governance. He knew that men and women are are not good on our own in Bright Alina our passions that get the best of us that we actually need to ascribe to a higher authority we must follow. God. And his law to live peacefully together that is what many of the founders believed. John Adams said the same quote we have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion we are seeing right now a populous that is unbridled by morality and religion, and he says that we don't have government armed with that kind of power avarice ambition revenge or gallantry would. Break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our constitution was only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. He of course, is absolutely right out when you don't believe our rights come from a creator when you don't believe in a supreme more law giver than we are all our own gods, our own arbiters of truth. In erupts in first anarchy and then tyranny as the people power claim to be the only ones to be able to tell us right and wrong and to be able to reign in what they call are less desirable attributes and beliefs. I talk about this in my book. This is the effect of making ourselves our own God in replacing the God of scripture with. God of self of. Placing ourselves on the thrones of our lives we make ourselves arbiters of truth, and it leads to chaos not only in our own lives but also in society as a whole when you take God out of everything, we begin to deny the very existence of objective reality like human biology to into making for it ends in chaos, which again in up indeed and tyranny chaos odd anarchy that leads. A tyranny are exactly what the founders wanted to avoid. They trusted people. To, be free. In their relationship with God, but they knew that faith and morality that comes from that relationship was necessary to function as a country Let's talk about section six of the constitution quickly, no religious task for any government office in the United States. I you can't require someone to ascribe to a religious belief system or denounce a certain belief system to hold office. Now, this has become a trend unfortunately especially recently among Democratic senators to ask judicial nominees about their religious. Beliefs senators commonly Harrison Meaty Hirono targeted judicial nominee Brian Byu sure. He's a Catholic during his confirmation because of his association with Catholic charitable. Organization. Knights of Columbus according to the Associated Press here where some of the questions the nice of Columbus has taken a number of extreme positions said, Mr Renault Hawaii Democrat citing the group's opposition to same-sex marriage. If confirmed, do you intend to end your membership with this organization to avoid any appearance of bias miss? Harris. Asked Mr Abusir..