What happens to godly self-control if someone who claims authority actually is superseding control over us which we should be exercising over ourselves?
It is easy to see in reading Dan Jones’ work here how the stream of thought ran its course that the king cannot just declare traitor anyone who seeks to provide accountability to him.
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
As famed science fiction author Frank Herbert wrote in his epic series ‘Dune,’ “Fear is the mind-killer.” In other words, fear makes you stupid. And COVID panic has for two years made a great many of us very stupid.
In order to fulfill our responsibilities before God, we must retain our rights. The two – rights and responsibilities – are intimately and inseparably codependent.
As C.S. Lewis once famously put it, “…those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”
The first step to solving problems is admitting problems. But those unwilling to admit trouble are impervious to calls from problem solvers to participate in troubleshooting.
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.
Cuba rejecting communism at the same time the United States of America increasingly embraces it is surreal to say the least. Oh, the irony.
Isn’t it an odd sight to see our lawmakers condemn a century of atrocities committed by communists in China while at the same time listening to ascendant radical Leftism threaten Americans who want to keep and bear arms and remain free?