12 February 2012

Happy Birthday, Mr. President!

President Lincoln
, that is.

I confess, I am not the world's greatest expert on the Presidents of the United States. But I have always felt particularly fond of Abraham Lincoln. I really enjoyed this statement by President Lincoln that I read today:
“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.”
I like that idea of democracy. It is akin to the golden rule: treat others as you would like to be treated, basically. I think we could use a bit more of that kind of democracy today.

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