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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Jan 4, 2008 at 19:34

Seamus, in answer to your question as to whose cure, what about this: C.S. Lewis in various books refers to objective truth. Whether it is in "Mere Christianity" or "The Abolition of Man", accountability to the mightiest is hardly a novel concept.

Does this mean one are of life set over the other? Hardly. Instead, why not hold each area of life accountable to that standard which frankly demands the best, and the most, of each of us. This standard is met when honest book-keeping is employed, rather than cooking the books a la Enron, Global Crossing and other corporate entities which saw muckity-mucks doing perp walks.

I put it to you, Seamus, would a Muslim have come up with either J'Accuse or the Magna Carta? I have my doubts. So, why not go back to the original to see where the best interests of humankind are central? By the original, I refer to the start of Judaism when Abraham relocated. As for priesthoods, orders, doctrimes, and dogmas, all are necessary.

I make my stand on this: they are all part of the oldest face, or school, of history as identified by Max Dimont in "Jews, God & History". For each person has an element of what is eternal, and when this is realized, some find solace. But the feeling of being threatened has been noted to occur. Herod is an example of the second when he had all the male children in Bethlehem under the age of 2 put to death, because of what the Magi were saying.

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