we must not become a people who are willing to trade anything for safety. No matter how hard we try, complete safety is a farce, and many of the things that we might trade away are too valuable to give up. In some respects, our way of life is as precious as life itself.
Defining our terms is key to defining our civilization. What is personal freedom, what is national security, and what is free enterprise? These questions should cause us to ask ourselves another question: what are the building blocks of our civilization?