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Then and Now

BY Mark Shea

| Posted 9/1/10 at 3:00 AM

 

Then: “The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe—the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state, but from the hand of God. - JFK Inaugural

Now: ...in 2005 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found in Fields v. Palmdale School District “that the Meyer-Pierce right [of parents to direct the upbringing of their children] does not exist beyond the threshold of the school door.”

Once abolish God and government becomes the god. - The Prophet Chesterton on the alleged progress of post-Christian American culture since 1961.

Have I mentioned that we homeschool?