‘The Exaltation of a People’

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R.J. Rushdoony wrote this little essay for “The California Farmer” in 1978, and it’s still true today–as anyone can see, if he looks.


His text is Proverbs 14:34, “Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.”

It’s getting late in the day for America to wake up to this truth. Pray that we do–soon.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “‘The Exaltation of a People’

  • UnKnowable

    A very insight-filled piece and an interesting glimpse into the history of our nation. The sexual morality of a society is a great indicator of that society’s character. In my lifetime, the moral standards of this country have changed dramatically and, overall, our life here in the US changed apace.

    Think of the huge homeless populations in places like Seattle and San Francisco. None of this existed on anything near that scale when I was a child. Then there’s the matter of single-parent families or children being raised by their grandparents, something that has burgeoned over the last few decades.

    Morality matters.


  • thewhiterabbit2016

    The British gov’t also quartered their soldiers in colonists homes where they were free to abuse them and even get away with raping their daughters. No wonder they wanted to rid the land of redcoats.


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