An article in US News and World Report told of Professor Robert Simon of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, who reports that ten to twenty percent of his students do not think the Holocaust was necessarily wrong. Kay Haugaard of Pasadena City College writes that her students have trouble expressing any moral objections to human sacrifice. Yet, they will condemn such things as Japanese whaling. Old-fashioned morality may be waning, but rigorous moral criticism is alive and well when it comes to smoking, environmentalism, women's rights, and animal rights.
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.