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The Unheeded Advice in George Washington's Farewell Address

The Unheeded Advice in George Washington's Farewell Address

When people remember or discuss the address, they most often recall his warning against political parties, his admonition to avoid entangling foreign alliances, and his insistence that “religion and morality are indispensable supports” to political prosperity.  But we often read right over an even more poignant warning in Washington’s address; a warning we failed to heed to our own detriment.