Yesterday JTR posted a wonderful stirring speech by Bill Whittle, in which the compelling and TRUE statements he made were rewarded with more than one standing ovation from the audience at this year’s Western Conservative Summit.
Among the most eye-opening points he made was that our culture, for the past 40 years, has been instilling three false ideas into our minds:
- Wealth is un-earned;
- Everyone is special;
- Let us (“liberal” government) help you.
He unpacks his ideas about cultural decay and how to fight it, in that speech–which you should really go and watch (it’s Sunday, you’ve got time, right?). But as I listened to him yesterday afternoon, it occurred to me that a similar set of lies has paralyzed the Church and kept it from being effective: Continue reading