The World Needs Pioneers Today
We forget how the Greeks and Romans prevailed magnificently in a barbaric world and how that triumph ended—how a slackness and softness finally overcame them to their ruin. In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security and a comfortable life; and they lost all—comfort and security and freedom. http://www.lds.org/liahona/2013/07/the-world-needs-pioneers-today?lang=eng
Liberty is the value of individuals to have agency (control over their own actions).
Those who would give up Essential Liberty
to purchase a little Temporary Safety,
deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.