Jazz, America, and Independence Day

Jul 05, 2020
 
In 1776 - when around 90% of the global population lived in extreme poverty and only around 10% of the human population was literate... when the vast majority of the world was governed by tyrannical monarchs and empires and only had as much freedom as the nearest king or army felt like granting them on any given day - a small band of highly imperfect men banded together and changed the course of the world.
 
They dreamed of a place where the people were self governed. Where every person was granted life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. They viewed these rights as inalienable - not granted by any army, any government, any politician, and therefore not able to be taken away by any army, government, or politician. They laid these philosophical Ideals - these highest...
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