What goes on places like Yakima, Washington, Denver, Colorado, and Conyers, Atlanta where apparitions of Mary appear? Is this the Mary of the Bible?
“I was upon in Yakima, in Washington State, and there was a big billboard where she had supposedly appeared.
Using the term Orwellian to mean authoritarian misses the point Eric Blair/George Orwell tried to convey in the novel 1984.
Any definition of the word “Orwellian” must include the deceptive and misleading use of language.
In any society a lack of respect for authority taken to its logical extreme will result in a destruction of order and a collapse of the regime. In church worship a lack of reverence will do the same thing.
Rick Warren is the evangelical celebrity pastor-leader of the Saddleback mega-church in California. His Purpose-Driven series of books and seminars have done much to continue the ongoing merging of corporate business values and methods with the American protestant church.
The theory of childhood sexuality advanced by Alfred Kinsey’s sex researchers has shaped how and when sex education is taught in the United States. It has also influenced the laws against sexual molestation.
Marketers seek to plant in you feelings of fear, lust, hate. The most effective reinforcements match your own prejudices and anxieties. You won’t even realize that the cues you’re responding to are originating from outside yourself.
Truly tolerant people understand a fundamental truth: hating people simply because they are different than you is an ugly thing.
Table of Contents The acceptable ones The double standard Protected classes create intolerance Scientific shaping of the new Amerika Totalitarian overtones What proponents of the new tolerance demand of Christians The acceptable ones Unfortunately tolerance as a social movement is something very different from live and let live.