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November 5, 2012

The United States has presided over the longest peace in modern history.

Belmont Club » In Defense of Strawberries And Cream

It did not achieve this on the back of “moral superiority”. It attained this because it had sufficient strength and wealth to plant the flowers. We ought not to let people persuade us that weakness is good; that poverty is virtuous; that a dull sameness is all we must aspire to. We ought not to think that to disarm ourselves before evil is virtue. It is folly. We will all learn that lesson at one time or another in our lives. Only some will learn it too late.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 5, 2012 8:23 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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