The Most Important Missing Word In History

Jeff Bone jbone at
Wed Apr 30 13:20:14 PDT 2003

On Wednesday, Apr 30, 2003, at 11:06 US/Central, Tom wrote:

> "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one 
> people
> to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another,
> and to assume among the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal
> station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a
> decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should
> declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
> We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created 
> equal,
> that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
> that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
> That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men,
> deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed".---Thomas
> Jefferson

If only he had said "...deriving their just powers from the UNANIMOUS 
consent of the governed..."

Ponder it.


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