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A question was posed in the last post.  Are those who choose to live ‘on the dole’ the problem or simply the result of something else?  That is the question we’ll look at this time.  Government sets public policy, but as stated previously the primary role of government is the administration of the virtue of justice.  That can only happen when those who lead do so out of a sense of service to others.  From the book of Mark, ‘If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.’  This requires the virtues of humility and righteousness.  But these are not enough.  Leaders must also be oriented toward their society’s fulfilling its purpose as both individuals and a people.  That cannot be found within any form of collectivism as it breeds dependence.

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Dan WolfMy goal is that my writing will help you to get started on your own journey of discovery, or help you along the way on a journey you may have already begun. Our Founders considered education, religion, morality, and virtue to be the cornerstones for any successful society. Being successful requires understanding both the languages of reason and faith; reason alone is insufficient.