@light and liberty"It is actually one of the reasons I have a
skeptical view toward the liberal media."Did you really just
refer to the Deseret News as the liberal media? Oh man...you may need to get out
G20 Governments need scientists and scholars. They do not need those
"leaders" who base their judgements on mythology and superstition.
@light and libertyFaith is whatever you want it to be. I
think where people run afoul with each other is just not living in harmony. Now
your assertion might be that many are pushing against religious businesses or
institutions but the argument can easily be made that religious people pushed
against non religious people.The way to move forward is to stay out
of each other’s lives and personal freedoms.
Without our first 10 amendments, the world lay in ruins! Other countries fear
America, not because of economic might or military strength, it is our
freedoms. A free man will do anything to retain his freedoms; not so a country
that doesn't rely on God or those freedoms.
I believe it was Lincoln who said that he always worked as though everything
depended on him, and prayed as though everything depended on God. Which, of
course, it does. Humankind, without the inspiration and aid of a wise Heavenly
Father, will always, always, always botch things up, because we never see past
our self interest. We never think strategically about problems. We don't
love our neighbors. Our concerns are focused on acquisition of "Things"
rather than of wisdom. Humankind without God is like a chaotic suspension of
particles in a murky solution.
I am puzzled why the Deseret News won't allow people of faith to express in
as direct a way toward those who don't believe in faith as they allow those
who don't have faith toward those who do? It is actually one of the
reasons I have a skeptical view toward the liberal media. Ignorance can't
be alleviated by patronizing pity toward those are need education the most. How
can this be? Not directly opposing a bad idea emboldens a bad idea. I
don't mind at all someone attacking my faith, but I do mind not being
allowed to defend it just as heartily. Without the guarantees of free speech
and freedom of religion, the world would be far more tyrannical and dictatorial.
The record of the lack thereof is written in stone and its aftermath conceded
by the most ignorant. However, some continue to want to lower the bar in a
fantastical dream that somehow implementing Communism or socialism with the
right leaders will bring a different result. The world fears America not
because of its military might, nor its economic power, but the freedoms it
protects. Its might is inseparable entwined in those freedoms. Without
America, the world devolves into chaos!
G20 governments need faith leaders like a fish needs a bicycle!
G20 governments need faith (religious) leaders to stop causing the worlds'