Wisdom, Virtue, and the Unwritten Foundations of the Constitution

The knowledge of the science of legislation, the character of legislators, and the duty of the citizen determine the character of our government. What were Election Sermons about? One sermon encouraged us to “never elect someone you wouldn’t trust with your personal matters.” Are we looking for “perfect” politicians? Do we change our views after receiving better information, or are we more afraid of our friends and party? The example of the First American – Benjamin Franklin.

Listen to Wisdom, Virtue, and the Unwritten Foundations of the Constitution to catch the eighteenth installment (lesson 18) of the series “Through the Constitution“ with Daniel Sheridan.  For more posts on the U.S. Constitution, please visit the “Know the Constitution” category of our website.