Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit of Personal Gratification

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“Here There Be Monsters”
By Jason Miller
7-6-7

“America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.”
–John Quincy Adams

While it certainly was not his intent, Adams’ assertion serves to remind us of a truth revealed by vast oceans of tears, torrential rivers of blood, and formidable piles of human remains. Leaving murder, mayhem, and misery in its wake, America does “go abroad,” but not, as Adams noted, “in search of monsters to destroy.” What Adams failed to perceive, despite living in the midst of the Native American genocide and the abject evil of chattel slavery, is that America is the monster. read more

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