1) For the message and principles of freedom and liberty to be in the hearts, minds and mouths of the citizenry
2) Local and personal self-reliance. If people are reliant on themselves and the local community then they don't need large intrusive regional Govt with ruling capitals 100's and 1000's of miles away.
Self-reliance is the very first foundation of liberty. A people who depend on far away places for the basics of life are trivially conquered by starvation and thirst in a matter of a few days.
~wobbles but doesn't fall down~
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