G. K Chesterton once said that those who stop believing in God don’t become skeptics so much as they end up believing all sorts of outlandish things. Belief in God through Holy Scripture anchors the mind and soul protecting it from extremism (i.e. global warming hysteria). Extremists have gotten to calling scientists extremists. Outlandish claims of “muzzling” abound. A good debate seems appropro.
Speaking of science, memory altering drugs raise ethical dilemma. Are drugs the answer to the people’s problems? It seems so often that a drug provides an answer until we find out later that it causes other problems. We really know so little in the end. Take for instance malaria and breaking news about malaria resistant mosquitos. A hundred years ago, an outbreak of any disease would have brought the
On to our children:
Spiritual foundations are essential to keeping society grounded. By giving up those foundations we give up society, we lose our humanity and we train our children to be cowards. We end up believing anything. It is not the danger of cynicism but the danger of naivete’.