Politicians lie. That is their job. They lie so that they can placate those below them and do the bidding of those above them. If, for a minute, you think that there are not those enjoying American violence as entertainment then you need figure out how to look under the hood.
Sometimes we need to be reminded that it is okay that our paths are different than others. The challenge is that the two primary groups, the takers and the givers, do not live easily together like a virus that in the end kills its host.
Churches: The setting of Star Wars when we meet Obi One Kinobi for the first time is 100 meters away from a 2000 year old cathedral built into the rock. Obi One is a more realistic embodiment of the church than any of its learjet flying, Vatican living, mega church versions that we have today. […]