How long would it take to agree upon a prayer that every Christian sect would agree upon?
Whenever I have a new project, I begin by writing. That was when I made the connection to something I have been exploring for a long time. The essential skills to having a good life. One of those is writing.
I have been thinking about how our culture works right now. With social media, people are attaining power and money over us by making us angry. That anger divides us. Making people angry simply works for people and organizations that don’t want us to think reasonably. Facebook makes money and political groups fire up their … Continue reading Our Friends Made Us Do It
Doesn’t this go on a lot? By all of us and on many things. But as an example, so many people got angry over the quarantine. Like me, they are angry and did not bother getting the facts. There is the other issue of the concerted effort of people to disparage the experts and fire people up. But for too many things, we see something, and it seems wrong to us. But we never search out information. We never assume that people or organizations have a good reason for their actions (I actually wrote a funny novel on how they don’t).
The laws and the constitution may be influenced by Christianity, but it is not ruled by it. The
People should be given the information. Covid-19 is terrible. So are abortions. The case should be won not through force but through the presentation of facts.
His quote about liking people that don’t get captured in regards to McCain also indicates that he gets nasty when angry.
We can have all the guns in the world, but without vehicles, we would not get very far. Not against a mobile army with armoured vehicles.
How about we teach people to not drink and drive? Or speed. We do. So why do some people still end up killing people that way.