Comment: And so we come to the

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And so we come to the

And so we come to the sovereign individual and that "people" in many of our early documents meant the collection of individual persons, not some collective "people" that has no individual mind or speaking head, and doesn't really exist other than an abstract idea.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.