We the People
Sep 14, 2021 6:32
“The most essential duty of citizenship is to keep the country worthy of the last full measure of devotion.”
The first duty of civic education is to teach each new generation of Americans what it is about the country that makes it worthy of the last full measure of devotion; or in my odd way of putting it, what is the essential and beautiful goodness in the country that makes it worthy of love. Understanding this and helping others understand it is the most important work in America.