Monday, May 30, 2011

From the Biography of George Washington

MRS. WASHINGTON: George, did you chop down that cherry tree?

GEORGE: I can not tell a lie. Then again, maybe I can. How authoritative are the teachings in the Catechism? Aren't there conflicting traditions on this? Doesn't Scriptue itself encourage lying? Isn't the whole issue just too much for a common man to grasp? Let me get back to you on that, Mom.

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