The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update

Opinion

November 19, 2013

Primus Mootry: Of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

(Continued)

I believe that.

Finally, if the pursuit of happiness is to have any meaning at all, there must also be an equal opportunity to compete. For all the talk about the value of competition in our society, our words have not matched our actions. Until we recognize that the noble ideas of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are profoundly related, the promise wrought by our Founding Fathers will remain just that — a promise.

Have a nice day.

 

Anderson resident Primus Mootry is a retired school teacher. His column appears Wednesdays in The Herald Bulletin.

 

 

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