Quick Links - To think about
Chuck Colson over at Breakpoint has an thought provoking article about Truth and ideologies up. Chuck also reminds us of the best way to fix our culture
Well, how do you change a culture? You change it one person at a time. We start explaining to our neighbors why things are happening the way they are, why they are disillusioned with politics.
Life Site news has an item on debunking the oft heard complaint that the Catholic Church is responsible for the spread of AIDS in Africa due to its stance on condoms. The article details how Catholics in Africa have the lowest incidence of AIDS.
Joe Carter looks at ideological fantasies and how they keep coming around again and again. Joe reminds us even though we may win the global War on Terror that "As we destroy these powers, though, new ideologies will spring forth like the tentacles of the hydra to take their place in the hearts of men."
Clive Hamilton discusses how materialistic greed is coloring peoples perceptions of what they 'need' to survive. He comments focus, on all of the possible things, the humble barbeque. Clive also puts in a mention for the Big 4WD owners saying "They are frequently nervous about their marriages and uncomfortable about parenthood. They often lack confidence in their driving skills. Above all, they are apt to be self-centred and self-absorbed, with little interest in their neighbours and communities." which I think describes many 4WD owners quite well.