It is dangerous to forget. It is a safeguard to remember. History is a lesson book that displays an abundance of trial experiments of frightful human attempts to exalt themselves and control the minds of others.
Religious Liberty is a divine gift to humanity. It is essential to the full development of human beings. This liberty has come to us today at a very high price. It cost the lives of tens of millions of people that would not yield their conscience to another person.
This history is to be kept in mind if we are to avoid repeating it and plunging the world into another phase of the Dark Ages, only that this time it will be worse, for humanity has developed improved methods of coercion and investigation.
Watch out, sentinels! When you see the doom approaching, fear not to lift up your voices. If we be quiet now, we may not have a chance to say anything else.