If we want to recover “free and civilized human life,” we will need to recover the greatness that is Daniel Mahoney’s central subject.
Patriots young and old take note: your country needs your boldness, independence, and these days especially, your subversion.
Good character is a manifestation of the capacity of citizens to govern themselves. It is the true ground on which citizens pledge to each other their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor.
Like the Sentinels of the Tomb, Lincoln teaches us that to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, we need only hold ourselves to the ultimate standard in all we do—even when it is known but to God.