No private sin is quite so publicly ensnaring as the quiet promise of political access. It trips up the most sure-footed activist, and silences even the boldest advocate of liberty.

The fourth chapter of Mathew’s Gospel records the specific temptations dangled in front of Jesus by Satan. I categorize them as pairings of comfort and ease, safety and power, and vanity and prestige.

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Not. A. Democracy.

Monarchy and democracy are two sides of the same coin upon which tyrannies had been built for eons.

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Fearing Correctly

As citizens, we have failed to inspire sufficient fear in our elected servants.