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the absolutizing of fright – Snakes and Ladders
Such escalation of rhetoric means the deflation of care. All this pearl-clutching disguised as apocalyptic prophecy is not only intellectually vacuous, it’s counterproductive. You scream long enough and people stop hearing you, you become just another element of the background noise. If you are concerned and want others to share your concern, tell us precisely what you think will happen, why you think it will happen, and how you think it will happen. Otherwise you are merely darkening counsel by words without knowledge.
fearmongering  politics 
may 2017 by amanda.brandimore
GOD’S GRACE OR AMERICAN GOODNESS? PART THREE OF “AMERICA IS GREAT BECAUSE SHE IS GOOD” | Faith and History
and we need to remember that a partial truth—simplistically and dogmatically asserted—is a distortion of the truth.
politics  history  America 
august 2016 by amanda.brandimore

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