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5 Values We Don't Teach the Way We Should In America

pascagoulapappy Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 10:06 AM
Might I recommend C. S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man? It is not a book of Christian apologetics; it is a purely philosophical defense of traditional values.
Troglodite Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 10:39 AM
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Unfortunately, where you and I see the abolition or man and think it a catastrophe, others see that same abolition and either are indifferent or even supportive. The witches in Macbeth have, for now, won: "Fair is foul and foul is fair."
"Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late." -- Thomas Sowell

We like to think of children as innocent little angels. Of course, that's only true in the sense that there aren't any three year olds who've stabbed their cousins to death for drug money or set up a stock swindle designed to bilk senior citizens out of their life savings. Children are not naturally good. To the contrary, they begin their lives as selfish, completely self-absorbed little savages whose entire world...