Introduction to the Ten Sacred Principles

Starting with the freedom-focused, religious ideals found in the philosophy of John Locke and Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence, the Ten Sacred Principles flesh out a more complete, overarching vision for the fulfillment of the glorious American, social experiment.

Excerpts from

"Democracy is coming to the USA."

by Leonard Cohen

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It's comin' from the sorrow in the street
The holy places where the races meet
From the homicidal bitchin'
That goes down in every kitchen
To determine who will serve and who will eat
From the wells of disappointment
Where the women kneel to pray
For the grace of God in the desert here
And the desert far away
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.

It's comin' to America first
The cradle of the best and of the worst
It's here they got the range
And the machinery for change
And it's here they got the spiritual thirst
It's here the family's broken
And it's here the lonely say
That the heart has got to open
In a fundamental way
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.

It's comin' from the women and the men
O baby, we'll be makin' love again
We'll be goin' down so deep
The river's gonna weep
And the mountain's gonna shout, "Amen!"
It's comin' like the tidal flood
Beneath the lunar sway
Imperial, mysterious
In amorous array
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.

Sail on, sail on
O mighty Ship of State!
To the Shores of Need
Past the Reefs of Greed
Through the Squalls of Hate
Sail on, sail on, sail on...

The 10 Sacred Principles