-Joseph Smith though captive in almost every other way, enjoyed the liberty of the soul. He was persecuted like Paul.
-Don’t rely on the government to take care of you. Use your own skill and industry to become independent.
-Ancient Israel in the Book of Genesis failed to use their own thrift and industry to prepare for a time of need, and had to hence buy food for the government until they ran out of food, then they sold themselves as slaves to the government for food when they ran out of money.
-Choices we make can give us more or less liberty. Those who get addicted to things loose liberty.