cool article

theblackcordelias.wordpress.com/2008/10/12/einstein-on-the-church-in-nazi-germany/

Albert Einstein, a secular Jew, had this to say:
‘Being a lover of freedom, when the revolution came in Germany, I looked to the universities to defend it, knowing that they had always boasted of their devotion to the cause of truth; but, no, the universities immediately were silenced. Then I looked to the great editors of the newspapers whose flaming editorials in days gone by had proclaimed their love of freedom; but they, like the universities, were silenced in a few short weeks….
Only the Church stood squarely across the path of Hitler’s campaign for suppressing truth. I never had any special interest in the Church before, but now I feel a great affection and admiration because the Church alone has had the courage and persistence to stand for intellectual truth and moral freedom. I am forced thus to confess that what I once despised I now praise unreservedly.’

  • Albert Einstein, Time magazine, 23rd December, 1940 p. 38

We may have our chance to shine very soon. Will we have the grace to persevere?

Ceil, what do you mean? :confused:

If politics continue in the direction it is going, there will be opportunity to stand up for truth in a way that will require white martyrdom on our part.

If abortion, and euthanasia become the law of the land, we health care providers will be forced to concede to the demands of patients, or lose our jobs, even our licenses. We will literally be forced to participate in these activities, even if only to refer. What’s a pharmacist or nurse or doctor to do? Concede, or quit.

The gay agenda will force judges to go along with the mockery of marriage, or lose their positions. Those who don’t agree will be marginalized and not allowed to hold political office, or places of high position.

If dissent becomes equal to treason or terrorism, we will be risking our entire lives and livelihoods to speak out.

At one time this type of scenario seemed like hyperbole. Based on recent experiences, particularly those in countries like Canada and Germany where some of these policies are in place, it is indeed fathomable.

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