The Declaration of Independence refers to the existence of natural law and this observation developed from influential thinkers prior to its writing. All government must be based on certain principles imbedded in the nature of man's existence. The most natural of all institutions is the Family. Without the ability to govern and learn principles of truth and see them modeled in the home and family unit, the door to unlimited government opens to swallow the void as dysfunctional attributes and moral loss expand in society.
Failing to implement in the homes and families of a society those ideals and principles for peace and prosperity will render a society subject to the whims of politicians and the amorality and the whims and opinions of whoever speaks loudly and often. While stating as their ambition the attainment of peace and order these politicians and activists will use the societal disruption resulting from family dysfunction as a means for justifying their power and need for governance.
Freedom cannot be suppressed indefinitely. In the annals of history we see that individuals, then groups of individuals demonstrate the fire of freedom and are willing to make a sacrifice to protect it or seek for a resurgence if lost. Untold numbers of people have died at the hand of tyrants.
Broken homes, battered spouses, abused children, rape, abortion and children born out of wedlock are all symptoms of a society that disrespects the powers of procreation. Then there is the matter of billions upon billions of dollars spent treating sexually transmitted diseases. Accounting for the lost productivity in society would be extremely difficult to calculate.
The self deception that there are no consequences to sexual relationships outside of marriage is exacting its toll. The moral abandon leads to broken hearts. Individuals turn to substance use that often leads to abuse to deal with the emotional distress. The emotions and power associated with the sexual union cannot be trifled with or abused without negative consequences in the lives of individuals and society.
The bonds that create life and bind us together are flexible but not unbreakable. The relationships that unite us are deeply connected to the attractions and actions that create life. Whether respected for their power or abused for their pleasure the inevitable consequence follows. Roots driven deep by love in marriage and family ties bring stability while uncommitted, careless relationships built on random or selfish pursuits lead to instability and insecurity.
Peace and freedom cannot be obtained on a foundation of living for selfishness and random sexual pursuits, premarital or extra marital. Children thrive on the love of their parents love, trust and happiness. Children lose hope when they see their parent's relationship decline from infidelity and selfishness and the often resultant abuse of drugs and alcohol.
The common sense intelligence of a searching soul can can discern the difference and start anew the chain of right living in spite of what went on before them. That is why there will always be hope for freedom, and peace is still attainable not withstanding the misguided pursuits of the masses.
Peace comes from God and he will give it to those that follow the principles of personal peace. This in turn gives us freedom from the burden of negative consequences that are the natural result of not following the God given path.