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Why Religion and Morality I think Ron Paul knew this as well.

A interesting website I found and would like to share.
I believe Ron Paul knew this as well.

WARNING this might offend some anti religion or anti moral viewers

VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED!

below is a part quoted from link below

Why Religion and Morality

In 1776, the year Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote to his cousin, “It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.” There it is again. Why did the Founding Fathers keep pointing back to these fundamental building blocks? Adams himself answered that question in 1798, while serving as president: “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”

There is the answer! They kept referring to religion and morality because, as Adams said, our Constitution was made only for moral and religious people! Now the question is, why? Why was the Constitution written only for moral and religious people? Why was it inadequate to the government of any other?

Alexis de Tocqueville’s 19th-century observations on the American republic answer this critical question. After touring America for two years in the early 1830s, he returned home to France and wrote his political classic, Democracy in America. Like the Founding Fathers, Tocqueville acknowledged that religion and morality were indispensable to the maintenance of the American republic. Why indispensable? He said that while the constitutional law of liberty allowed Americans complete freedom to do as they pleased, religion prevented them from doing that which was immoral and unjust. In short, Tocqueville surmised, liberty could not be governed apart from religious faith, lest there be anarchy.

Without the moral restrictions of a higher spiritual law, the liberty afforded Americans in the Constitution would be abused. George Washington knew that! So did the rest of the Founding Fathers. That’s why they kept harping on religion and morality. They did not want to see the United States of America self-destruct.

The success of our Constitution does not depend on which political party we belong to—it depends on how biblically spiritual we are!

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-Ron Paul

My faith is a deeply private issue to me, and I don’t speak on it in great detail during my speeches because I want to avoid any appearance of exploiting it for political gain. Let me be very clear here: I have accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Savior, and I endeavor every day to follow Him in all I do and in every position I advocate.

It is God Who gave us life. As He is free, so are those He created in His image. Our rights to life and liberty are inalienable.

http://www.ronpaul2012.com/the-issues/statement-of-faith/

http://ronpaulflix.com/2011/05/ron-paul-speaks-about-jesus-c...

"I am a real Christian – that is to say, a disciple of the doctrines of Jesus Christ."
--The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, p. 385.

John Hancock
1st Signer of the Declaration of Independence

"Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual. ... Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us."
--History of the United States of America, Vol. II, p. 229.

George Washington
1st U.S. President

"While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian."
--The Writings of Washington, pp. 342-343.

Thomas Jefferson
3rd U.S. President, Drafter and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

"God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the Gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that His justice cannot sleep forever; That a revolution of the wheel of fortune, a change of situation, is among possible events; that it may become probable by Supernatural influence! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in that event."
--Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XVIII, p. 237.

John Dickinson

SIGNER OF THE CONSTITUTION; GOVERNOR OF PENNSYLVANIA; GOVERNOR OF DELAWARE; GENERAL IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Rendering thanks to my Creator for my existence and station among His works, for my birth in a country enlightened by the Gospel and enjoying freedom, and for all His other kindnesses, to Him I resign myself, humbly confiding in His goodness and in His mercy through Jesus Christ for the events of eternity.27

[Governments] could not give the rights essential to happiness… We claim them from a higher source: from the King of kings, and Lord of all the earth.28

granted not all founding fathers had a religion or had a different religion but a lot were Christians.

and some extra sites if interested in reading.
1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkJwwtxGJMs i found this to be a good video. added this here June 25,2012 at 8:00pm

2. http://www.americanheritagealliance.org/heritage7.htm

3. http://americanpatriotseries.blogspot.com/2011/07/faith-of-o...

also a interesting part of a Ron Paul news letter.

The ultimate goal of the anti-religious elites is to transform America into a completely secular nation, a nation that is legally and culturally biased against Christianity. ~ Ron Paul

The notion of a rigid separation between church and state has no basis in either the text of the Constitution or the writings of our Founding Fathers. On the contrary, our Founders' political views were strongly informed by their religious beliefs. Certainly the drafters of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, both replete with references to God, would be aghast at the federal government's hostility to religion. The establishment clause of the First Amendment was simply intended to forbid the creation of an official state church like the Church of England, not to drive religion out of public life.

The Founding Fathers envisioned a robustly Christian yet religiously tolerant America, with churches serving as vital institutions that would eclipse the state in importance. Throughout our nation's history, churches have done what no government can ever do, namely teach morality and civility. Moral and civil individuals are largely governed by their own sense of right and wrong, and hence have little need for external government. This is the real reason the collectivist Left hates religion: Churches as institutions compete with the state for the people's allegiance, and many devout people put their faith in God before their faith in the state. Knowing this, the secularists wage an ongoing war against religion, chipping away bit by bit at our nation's Christian heritage. Christmas itself may soon be a casualty of that war.

December 30, 2003

Dr. Ron Paul is a Republican member of Congress from Texas.

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there is no evidence which

there is no evidence which would show man developing step by step from lower forms of life.

there is no evidence to show that man was in anyway connected with monkeys

Humans have always been in the same form as they are today.

what is the origin of life?

the fixity of the species

the second law of thermodynamics = has got you and everything and everyone else you will not excape it. everything is marked by death and decay and disintegration

"Often a cold shudder has run through me, and I have asked myself whether I may have not devoted myself to a fantasy." (Charles Darwin)

"If I knew of any Evolutionary transitional's, fossil or living, I would certainly have included them in my book, 'Evolution' " (Dr. Colin Patterson, evolutionist and senior Paleontologist at the British Museum of Natural History, which houses 60 million fossils)

Evolution is a biased philosophy

there is no evidence

we have BILLIONS of Fossils and not even one legitimate transitional form

NOT A ONE. I Repeat NOT A ONE.

it's all just a imagination inspired theory

when you teach children this "theory of evolution" that they are a accident and that they are animals you take dignity away from them and everyone else. it is not moral and it is no wonder we are teaching it is okay to kill babies in the womb you would have that right in a atheist run world because it's your own world and you decided whats right and wrong because your so perfect you don't need anyone to teach you anything about morals and civility.

you are all here for a reason this is not just some mistake that just happened.

"Religion without science might be blind but science without religion is lame!" (Albert Einstein)

"Within the period of human history we do not know of a single instance of the transformation of one species into another one. It may be claimed that the theory of descent is lacking, therefore, in the most essential feature that it needs to place the theory on a scientific basis, this must be admitted." (Dr. T.H Morgan)

You still can't grasp the

You still can't grasp the fact that morals don't derive from religion. You think all atheists are pro choice just because we're atheists? I know many pro life atheists. You're a moron. Unbelievable. Nice Darwin quote,lol, like that means anything.

lol I'll take that as a

lol I'll take that as a agreement to everything i said but morals and civility stray even though i know I'm right you have to learn them somewhere good morals don't just come from the human way of life.

Take it however you wish, I

Take it however you wish, I don't agree with a single thing you've said. And I have learned about moral because I studied philosophy and ethics and morals in college. You may want to do the same. Well, maybe you wouldn't because you're content with believing fallacy. Do what you do.

Evolution has no proof and a

Evolution has no proof and a lack of major evidence to support its claims as I have pointed out. if it did and you knew of it you would of mentioned it am I right?

You've convinced me! Praise

You've convinced me! Praise the zombie jeebus! I've been saved!! I feel my iq lowering already! Thank you bigboss. Gfy.

No transitional form,not one.

No transitional form,not one. You repeat! Not one!! Lest we forget the Archaeopteryx. Not one!! Riiiight......

roflmao is that the only

roflmao is that the only straw left?? very sad effort

Many Darwinist circles have actually made that admission. Two of the 20th century’s best known Darwinists, Stephen Jay Gould and Niles Eldredge, who were responsible for the punctuated evolution deception, also agree that Archaeopteryx cannot be regarded as a transitional form.3 Jonathan Wells admits the fact that the fossil does not constitute evidence for evolution

not a Single One..........

Nice copy and paste job. Care

Nice copy and paste job. Care to think for yourself?

lol i only copied and pasted

lol i only copied and pasted for you but I'll take that you apologize for being deceptive. :)

I was never deceptive about

I was never deceptive about anything nor do I have anything to appologize for, especially to you. Dumb.

evolutionist Lecomte du Mouy

evolutionist Lecomte du Mouy recognizes this. In the book Human Destiny (N.Y. 1947) he writes:

‘… we are not even authorized to consider the exceptional case of Archaeopteryx as a true link. By link, we mean a necessary stage of transition between classes such as reptiles and birds, or between smaller groups. An animal displaying characters belonging to two different groups cannot be treated as a true link as long as the intermediary stages have not been found, and as long as the mechanism of transition remains unknown.’

Furthermore, Archaeopteryx stands alone, uniquely himself with no fossil between himself and either birds or reptiles. The evolutionist Barbara Stahl, in her book Vertebrate History: Problems in Evolution (McGraw-Hill 1941) writes:

‘Since Archaeopteryx occupies an isolated position in the fossil record, it is impossible to tell whether the animal gave rise to more advanced fliers …’ (This section of her book was reviewed by Prof. Alfred Romer.)

The evolutionist A.J. Marshall writing in Biology and Comparative Physiology of Birds (Academic Press 1960 p.1) states that:

‘The origin of birds is largely a matter of deduction. There is no fossil of the stages through which the remarkable change from reptile to bird was achieved.’

As an atheist

It is imperative to understand the flip side perspective before believing something. Here is an atheist's perspective on things and it is important that you understand both sides of the argument before choosing sides. As a Ron Paul supporter I would think you agree.

Leave your thoughts in a response... only logical rebuttals please. :D

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here is logical lol you got

here is logical lol you got upset after reading this post because you feel to strongly about being an atheist so you had to find some losers who made a TV show to make you feel better? anyways point you well never agree with but is logical and totally correct religion teaches morals and civility.atheist have no one of importance to be accountable to for there actions there for atheist supports acting like a caveman? or monkey because we came from them in there point of thinking . you are welcome to stay and debate and welcome to being who you are but I just believe differently.

I didn't bother to look at

I didn't bother to look at the video because I'm guessing it's Matt and the Atheist Experience. If that's the case and you called them idiots, you are a lost cause and a judgmental xtian, which is typical. And you want to talk about being accountable? We are accountable for ourselves! And you're also an idiot by making the claim that we believe we came from monkeys. Our nearest relative is the Bonobo, which is not a monkey. That's the problem with people like you. Most of us Atheists familiarize ourselves with your doctrine so we know what we're talking about when we debate you people. You clearly have no idea about science and evolution so you choose to mock it instead. Go ahead and continue to make yourself look stupid.

I don't understand your

I don't understand your reasoning, for I did not get my morals or knowledge from the bible and yet I am not a caveman and I do have good behavior towards other humans... These are all basic necessities humans have adapted over time to better co-operate with one another through the evolutionary process. Yes at a time we were probably self dependent and fought for ourselves and our own food in the wild but the group that survived better was the ones that co-operated with one another. This brings up the evolutionary process of the dog/wolf. Some wolves learned they can live better by working in groups, others learned they can get free food by being with humans. Over time they adapted to their different environment of living and now you have almost two different species from the same origin (domestic dog and herds of coyotes/wolves ect.)

Getting back on topic, you seem to be strongly hateful towards atheists making derogatory assumptions and obviously not open to contradicting opinion. If you are not going to argue your stance and would rather say hateful comments, don't comment at all. I can understand that you believe differently but it is important to understand other people's positions. The only reason you posted this comment is maybe to get approval from other like minded thinkers but was in no purpose was your comment made to argue another position.

study atheist run countries

study atheist run countries and tell me they don't think different and act different. they chase people off to places like America so they can be more free to be who they want and live around more civil and moral people compared to there. soon if we keep this pattern up and to ignore our founding fathers words and not be ruled under god we will be ruled by tyrants.

Look up religious leaders and

Look up religious leaders and you'll find a more horrific scene. You are trying to link atheism and poor leadership when poor leadership is just another quality of somebody.

look up America and our

look up America and our Christian heritage and tolerance for all religions and beliefs.
Christ teaches love and equality as atheist teaches what ever it learns from the people they are around. the morals and civility of the land every thing atheist have learned about morals they got it from Christians and other religions or the law of the land they live in. if killing people for disagreeing with you about religion became legal in America would people with no morals or civilly do it? of course they would sooner or later because of hatred against those people. jesus teaches to love and not hate.if you truly follow Jesus teachings you would not commit such a thing unless in self defense or war.

funny thing also about

funny thing also about cavemen or neanderthals which I'm sure will sooner or later be brought up. they tell about how we have advanced since that point of time id like to disagree and say we have degraded since that time. the head and nose are so funny and big because they lived for longer spans of time such as 960 years old would you agree someone would be pretty darn ugly as compared to how we look today?? take a human and make them extremely old as the Bible would suggest and you have your caveman neanderthal man.

Eloquent

Thank you for directing us to the source of our recovery.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr.

Ron Paul Says

The ultimate goal of the anti-religious elites is to transform America into a completely secular nation, a nation that is legally and culturally biased against Christianity. ~ Ron Paul

The notion of a rigid separation between church and state has no basis in either the text of the Constitution or the writings of our Founding Fathers. On the contrary, our Founders' political views were strongly informed by their religious beliefs. Certainly the drafters of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, both replete with references to God, would be aghast at the federal government's hostility to religion. The establishment clause of the First Amendment was simply intended to forbid the creation of an official state church like the Church of England, not to drive religion out of public life.

The Founding Fathers envisioned a robustly Christian yet religiously tolerant America, with churches serving as vital institutions that would eclipse the state in importance. Throughout our nation's history, churches have done what no government can ever do, namely teach morality and civility. Moral and civil individuals are largely governed by their own sense of right and wrong, and hence have little need for external government. This is the real reason the collectivist Left hates religion: Churches as institutions compete with the state for the people's allegiance, and many devout people put their faith in God before their faith in the state. Knowing this, the secularists wage an ongoing war against religion, chipping away bit by bit at our nation's Christian heritage. Christmas itself may soon be a casualty of that war.

December 30, 2003

Dr. Ron Paul is a Republican member of Congress from Texas.

I still find it hard to

I still find it hard to believe people here would down vote Ron Paul really makes you think.

Also need to look at the flip side of the coin.

The NWO globalists are VERY religious in their worship of satan.

They are also very active in their policies (education, media, etc) in terms of trying to convince good people that their God (the God you and I recognize as God) does NOT exist.

They know he does. They are opposed to Him. This is their #1 strategy in working to defeat Him so they can advance their false god's interests.

very well said FBI_Exposer

very well said FBI_Exposer I agree and I believe we have Satanist or just ignorant people helping promote their cause right here in this very thread on the Daily Paul.

satanist says the troll here for 16 weeks 3 days

stop preaching and do something productive. stop spamming the site with your divide and conquer troll post.

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you seem to be obsessed with

you seem to be obsessed with coming back in here and repeating the same negative comments if you don't like it stop coming back and paying attention.

Well I wouldn't go that far....

...as to say that the (presumably) well-meaning (though misguided) atheists here are intentional satan worshippers (though there may be the occasional 1 or 2). I think they believe there is no God or satan.

However, the NWO globalists *ARE* religious in the worship of their god and are decidedly NOT atheists, though they promote atheism and nihilism (and eugenics, etc, etc) quite prolifically as it serves the agenda of their god, satan.