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Going over the Moral Cliff

Carl469 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:54 AM
From thousands of years ago onward, morality has been "declining." Professional hand-wringers like Youssef aren't telling us anything new. News flash: It's not the end of the world as we know it. And I feel fine.
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:10 PM
Modern humans have existed for over 150,000 years.

Sowhen did the decline begin?
DCM in FL Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 12:01 PM
Right. And what percentage of its total decline has only been in the last 40-odd years? Far more than 40-odd years' worth, that's for sure.

In my book, When the Crosses are Gone, I warn that when a culture abandons thinking and logic in favor of feelings and emotions, it is doomed to destruction. Although emotions are a very important part of the human psyche, when they control every aspect of life, morality becomes a victim.

Today, there is widespread agreement that morality in America is deteriorating with breathtaking speed.

On one hand, we face a belligerent and intimidating lobby that desires the breakdown of biblical morality. On the other hand, a docile public—as well as church leadership—is terrified to stand up for truth lest...