I don’t like running. I don’t like much exercise, to be honest. It’s hard. It leaves me sore. It makes me sweat a lot. Stuff blows in my face when I’m trying to enjoy the gentle Corpus breeze. So exercising is not something I look forward to.
On July 4, in the year 1776, on a bright and sunny but cool Philadelphia day, the newly formed Continental Congress of the North American British Colonies, unanimously adopted a document, originally drafted by Thomas Jefferson and revised by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin, famously known as the Declaration of Independence. The second paragraph of this document contains perhaps the most famous sentence in American history: