America’s “Original Sin” Is Actually Its Original Miracle

Thomas St Thomas
Jun 20 · 7 min read

I often see what I believe to be the miracle of the United States framed as its original sin. This original sin is centered around something like “a nation founded on the principle of equality enslaved people.” And while it is absolutely true that the idea was written down prior to it being a social reality, identifying that as a sin is antithetical to the manner in which the concept of…