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July 26, 2004

Declaration of Independence

A management analyst to the British Crown offers a useful guide for revisions to the Declaration of Independence. Really, how could the framers expect this to get funded without another draft or three?

Dear Mr. Jefferson:
We have read your "Declaration of Independence" with great interest. Certainly, it represents a considerable undertaking, and many of your statements do merit serious consideration. Unfortunately, the Declaration as a whole fails to meet recently adopted specifications for proposals to the Crown, so we must return the document to you for further refinement. The questions which follow might assist you in your process of revision:

1. In your opening paragraph you use the phrase "the Laws of Nature and Nature's God." What are these laws? In what way are they the criteria on which you base your central arguments? Please document with citations from the recent literature.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at July 26, 2004 08:28 AM

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HEH, good stuff.

Posted by: Paul Jané at July 26, 2004 02:58 PM