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" And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national... "
National Jewels: Washington, Lincoln, and the Fathers of the Revolution - Page 48
1865 - 123 pages
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Head and Heart: American Christianities

Garry Wills, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Historian Garry Wills - History - 2007 - 626 pages
...and state are most upset. They like to quote passages like this, from Washington's Farewell Address: And let us with caution indulge the supposition that...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.4 Madison certainly agreed...
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Christianity and American Democracy

Hugh Heclo - Political Science - 2009 - 312 pages
...religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." www.earlyamerica.com...
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Liberal Hearts and Conservative Brains: The Correlation Between Age and ...

Ron Lipsman - Political Science - 2007 - 296 pages
...religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. Washington was expressing...
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Church, State and Public Justice: Five Views

P. C. Kemeny - Religion - 2009
...obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice? And lest us with caution indulge the supposition that morality...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." Accommodationists are...
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Power to the People

Laura Ingraham - Political Science - 2008 - 376 pages
...dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, Religion and morality are indispensable supports And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that...to the influence of refined education on minds of particular structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail...
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America Asleep

T. J. Height - Religion - 2007 - 72 pages
...about. It is important that everyone get on the same page with George Washington. He had this to say, "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that...Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined educational minds, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail...
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Democracy, Equality, and Justice: John Adams, Adam Smith, and Political Economy

John E. Hill - Philosophy - 2007 - 265 pages
...about assuming that morality could be maintained in the absence of religion. Washington continued: "Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."11 In short, he thought...
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Alexander Hamilton: America's Forgotten Founder

Joseph A. Murray - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 253 pages
...subvert the great Pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of Man and citizens... Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.38 As Washington's Vice...
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First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty

Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing, Malcolm B. Yarnell, III - Religion - 2007 - 195 pages
...these great pillars of human happiness. these firmest supports of the duties of Men and Citizens. . . . Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined...structure; reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." Ibid.. 1 :494-95. 3...
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Democratic Education Stretched Thin

...and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports . . . Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." 28 Along with the cultivation...
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