"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"...doesn't philosophy amount to the sum of all thinkable and unthinkable errors, ceaselessly repeated?"--Jean-Luc Marion

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The Perils of Wandering on the Internet

This is why "evangelicals" are still supporting Trump.  And don't argue the point that society has a role; he will insist it's all a personal matter (which, yes, sounds like an atheist like Bill Maher, doesn't it?):

Which is pretty much antithetical to the notion of society, as well as the preachings of a man who only understood human beings as members of society, not as individuals living on their own virtual islands.  Jesus of Nazareth was not Margaret Thatcher:

 Interestingly, Falwell's twitter feed is not exactly sympathetic, as you can already tell:

But there's plenty of good stuff there, too.  I probably should have led with this, but it's just as well that I close with it:
And that goes for Jerry Falwell, Jr., too; much as I don't want to love him at all, I'll freely confess.


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