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America’s Lost Virtues – Truth and Freedom

Note: The following essay was originally written and recently submitted as part of application for a Washington DC-based fellowship program. A few edits have been made. September 18, 2008 America’s Lost Virtues – Truth and Freedom By Ted Burnett Today, America has severed all diplomatic ties with the virtues of freedom and truth. We now stand for only slavery and lies. This country’s landscape is dotted with churches, temples and mosques. There’s one on almost every street corner yet, most are absent of God’s presence. These glorious structures serve as a cathedral to man’s false gods. Religion, a substitute for a direct relationship with God, is about man conquering man, not man’s Ego “surrendering” to God to know a new freedom, to know a new happiness, to know...

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