Heard Mr. Maccarty all day. Spent the Evening and supped at Mr. Greenes, with Thayer.
Honesty, Sincerity and openness, I esteem essential marks of a good mind. I am therefore
of opinion, that men ought, (after they have examined with unbiassed Judgments, every
System of Religion, and chosen one System on their own Authority, for themselves)
to avow their Opinions and defend them with boldness.