Pham, I am off today for the next week and a half. I am going to digital detox during that time. I wanted to leave you with some thoughts and some historical shredding!
July 4th means an insane amount to me, more than any other holiday. The time when humanity was finally promised real hope. The modern era had come. A small contingent of ornery assholes came together, got over their differences, and collectively said NO! It wasn't perfect, and several more bloody conflicts were in store to stay on the path. Yet, the general idea, that all men, all people, are created equal, and have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, was a resounding shot heard around the world.
Today, as those ideas, which began in ancient Greece, furthered by thinkers in Rome, furthered still by the Magna Carta, finally made whole by the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, are under threat once again, we should all reflect and remember. ...