All sober inquirers after truth, ancient and modern, pagan and Christian, have declared that the happiness of man, as well as his dignity, consists in virtue. Confucius, Zo- roaster, Socrates, Mahomet, not to mention authorities really sacred, have agreed in this.
Adams’ thoughts on Muhammad are in stark contrast to much of the despicable commentary coming from many Americans on the prophet of Islam. “Thoughts on Government” has some truly valuable insight on the nature of government and enlightenment philosophic principles. I highly recommend reading it here.
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