In Christian teaching, Jesus is the lawgiver, judge, and king – He makes, interprets, and executes the laws. The Founders, however, didn’t want these three distinct powers residing in a single person or body in our government. How did the Founders take the best features of democracy, aristocracy, and monarchy, and write them into our Constitution? The Separation of Powers protects individual rights.
The most patriotic thing one can do is look beyond oneself and immediate children and take into account future generations and the world at large. Patriotism and international reputation are inseparable. The founders took humanity, not just America, into their thoughts and actions.
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