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Threatening Forces, Aggressors and Terrorists

A decline in courage may be the most striking feature that an outside observer notices in the West today.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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These are the words of the Nobel laureate from his Harvard University Commencement Address in June 1978.

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Courage?

I command you: be firm and steadfast!  Do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord, your God, is with you wherever you go.

Jos 1: 9…

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The Devil and Deconstruction

Hatred is the most accessible and comprehensive of all unifying agents.  Mass movements can rise and spread without belief in a god, but never without a belief in a devil.

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Christianity Discarded?

It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ.  

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Utopia: Expensive, Destructive, Unjust, Insane

.. the dentist who can stop one toothache has deserved better of humanity than all the men who think they have some scheme for producing a perfectly healthy race.

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Merton on Cowardice

It is better … we run the risk … of evils we anticipate than remain cowardly … for fear of what might happen.

Herodotus, 4th Century B.C.

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The Innocent Victim

The innocent victim knows the truth about his executioner, the executioner does not know it.

Simone Weil

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Innocent people beheaded and displayed on the internet, reported on the nightly news, in the newspapers.  

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