382 THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
Ours is claimed as a Christian country, and yet the de
niers of the truths of Christianity are the very ones who
are permitted to have exclusive control of our schools by
banishing every other form of religion except theirs.
The laws of cognition mirror the laws of real existence.
Drunkenness is not the sin of the drink, but of the drun
kard. Godless education the root, Revolution the blossom, A
narchy the fruit.
Just as Christianity cannot penetrate in the individual
soul without making it better, so it cannot enter into pub
lic life without establishing order. (Leo XIII. )
Every page of history shows that wherever the Church
could make her voice heard and exert her influence, civil
society has flourished.
Liberty is to be regarded as legitimate in so far only as
it affords greater facility for doing good, but no farther.
For nations as for individuals, the fear of the Lord is
the beginning of wisdom.
My heart has always assured me that the Gospel of Jesus
Christ must be a divine reality. The Sermon of the Mount
cannot be a mere human production.
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