Tag: Religion

HUMILITY

Some valuable words, common not so long ago, have almost passed out of use completely in the Western world. As a boy I was taught that "humility" and "modesty" were important words to know and indispensable principles to live by. Deference and mutual submission were common social values and attributes, whether in the sacred or secular … Continue reading HUMILITY

EX-ING THE EXPERTS

I've had it with "experts", of all shapes and sizes...it's time to exorcise them from my view of the world entirely! For a large part of my life I've had an inbuilt distrust for "experts" in the secular world. You know-the ones who "must be right" because they went to X university and appeared on … Continue reading EX-ING THE EXPERTS

THE OPIATE OF THE MASSES

A regular charge made by people wanting us all to abandon our principles, our morals, our faith and our hope in God is that "religion is the opiate of the people", one of Marx's little nuggets of wisdom (irony intended). The charge is (and always was) aimed squarely at the Christian world. It's rarely aimed … Continue reading THE OPIATE OF THE MASSES