We all are being manipulated, and even enslaved, by the technologies which emanate from Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab in Palo Alto, California, founded in 1998 by Dr. Fogg.
Freedom, to be sustainable, requires not just Liberty in the abstract. What Os Guinness calls “the golden triangle of freedom” includes also Virtue as well as “Faith in something.”
Christian liberty is the opposite of slavery to sin, which leads to death. Freedom is the freedom to obey God, including both knowing the truth and being set free by the truth.
Like Alexis de Tocqueville, Os Guinness is a figure I have heard quoted often in books and interviews for several years but never read directly myself – until now.
President Biden held a townhall last week in which he mocked freedom and said as many as one-third of first-responders should be told to stay home if they refuse vaccination.
In order to fulfill our responsibilities before God, we must retain our rights. The two – rights and responsibilities – are intimately and inseparably codependent.