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Culture of Death and the Batman Shooting

jburns225 Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 5:18 AM
Why? I know the answer. In this selfishness of a republic we have stopped the concept of the biblical giving of our selves---our time, our energy our efforts for the greater of mankind. We go through the motions of what is expected as Christians; but we don't really mean it in so many cases and are still empty spiritually because there is concept of self honesty. We quote a book (Bible) write a check (for a tithe) then go about our day--critically in serious trouble of not really accepting any responsibility but leaving all tasks of what needs to be done in uniting to someone else-- social services, our local charity, a social worker, etc. We have forgotten how to give of ourselves the simple kindness to pick a stranger up when they fall.

Clearly, what our nation needs is more “separation of church and state.” If those obnoxious, right-wing Bible thumpers would simply quit bellowing about the need for revival – a return to the deeply held Judeo-Christian principles embraced by our Founding Fathers – America would be a much better place.

Secular-humanism – that’s the ticket! We need more reliance on man and less on God.

At the time of this writing, I’m sitting just a few miles from a Century 16 theatre in Aurora, Colo., where, in the early morning hours of July 20, 2012, a deranged, fame-starved gunman shot dead...