We now inhabit a society which stubbornly denies God’s call to place our faith in Him. Thus, in rejecting God’s authority, we also see the unraveling of the basis for human authority.
What happens to godly self-control if someone who claims authority actually is superseding control over us which we should be exercising over ourselves?
Here Schaeffer tells us the story of how our beliefs about God and ourselves have influenced the kind of art we enjoy, how we organize ourselves, and how we govern and are governed in turn.
Calling out the madness of the radical Left, he insists he hasn’t changed so much as the Left in this country has. But what has changed is that the chickens have come home to roost.
Violators who are found to be spreading what is regarded as MDM online may find themselves put on a terrorist watchlist alongside parents who show up at their local school board meeting
So long as everyone around affirms the madman as the rightful ruler, Rome is doomed. It is not a question of whether, but when. Excepting the proper and needful defiance of Maximus, the whole empire descends into chaos, poverty, and starvation.
Remember those commercials on Saturday mornings when we were kids. The crime dog came on the screen and told us all to stay in school and not do drugs. And what was the simple strategy for how to accomplish this? “Just say ‘No.'”
When the Left fails to meet its own metrics, the fault lies with the governed and not the governing. ‘Once more with feeling,’ the conductor tells our orchestra.