Posts Tagged ‘fortitude’

The Cardinal Virtues and the Pursuit of Happiness

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

In the Declaration of Independence, when our nation’s founders spoke of an inalienable right to the “pursuit of happiness,” they did not have in mind a mere feeling or emotional state, as happiness is today often understood.  They did not mean the pursuit of money or self-indulgent pleasures, which invariably are fleeting.  Much less did […] [Read more]