"If citizenship, properly understood, begins with gratitude, gratitude begins when we recognize that we are the beneficiaries of a great and multifaceted inheritance, as Edmund Burke understood," Dr. Mitchell writes in his article Our American Inheritance;
We must not forget our forebears’ sacrifices, published by City Journal here.
Mitchell continues, "Today, American society flirts with revolutionary sentiments that recall the attitudes that motivated the Jacobins. We would do well to listen to [Edmund] Burke’s warnings, for we risk squandering our inheritance—a fateful civilizational move.
Are America's founding ideals worth defending? We trust it will bring you some encouragement to know that there is a college—Patrick Henry College—that is Preserving America for Future Generations.