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Send Profits on Ahead
Posted By Rich Tucker On July 3, 2012 @ 10:00 am In Featured,First Principles | Comments Disabled
Everyone knows you can’t take it with you. But you can use it to make the world a better place—both while you’re in it and after you die. That’s a key message from Kevin J. “Seamus” Hasson , the winner of this year’s Salvatori Prize, presented by The Heritage Foundation.
Hasson founded the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty , which fights to protect the religious rights of all Americans. “What too few people recognize is that while you can’t take it with you, you can send your profits on ahead—if you invest wisely with your time and your talents and your resources,” Hasson said in his April acceptance speech. “This is just another way of saying what the Gospel makes clear—that those who seek their lives lose them and those who lose their lives save them.”
Hasson warned that defending the freedom of religion is an uphill battle in this country. But he encouraged Americans to rally to the challenge. It’s “both a great cause and a real hoot. I couldn’t recommend anything more highly than spending your life in a great cause,” he said.
The Becket Fund goes out of its way to defend members of religious minorities, not simply Christians. Hasson said there are three reasons.
Hasson has already, as he puts it, sent “profits on ahead.” He encourages everyone else to do so as well.
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