Through The Constitution, Lesson 18: Wisdom, Virtue, and the Unwritten Foundations of the Constitution.
The knowledge of the science of legislation, the character of legislators, and the duty of the citizen determine the character of our government. What were Election Sermons about? One sermon encouraged us to “never elect someone you wouldn’t trust with your personal matters.” Are we looking for “perfect” politicians? Do we change our views after receiving better information, or are we more afraid of our friends and party? The example of the First American – Benjamin Franklin.