2009-11-24 / Letters to the Editor
Thanksgiving to Ye Almighty God'
Recognizing that we are religious animals on America's secular feast day
" M an is by his constitution a religious animal; atheism is against not only our reason, but our instincts," wrote Edmund Burke in his Reflections on the Revolution in France. The revolution of which Burke wrote perverted the definition of freedom through its assaults on religion and its elevation of the state to the divine.