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The Words of Our Elders: Ross Douthat

“In this America, too, the Christian teaching that every human soul is unique and precious has been stressed, by the prophets of self-fulfillment and gurus of self-love, at the expense of the equally important teaching that every human soul is fatally corrupted by original sin. Absent the latter emphasis, religion becomes a license for egotism and selfishness, easily employed to justify what used to be considered deadly sins. The result is a society where pride becomes ‘healthy self-esteem’, vanity becomes ‘self-improvement’, adultery becomes ‘following your heart’, greed and gluttony become ‘living the American dream’.”

~ Ross Douthat

The words of our elders, are words of wisdom

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The Words Of Our Elders: C S Lewis (1898-1963)

It is by human avarice or human stupidity, not by the churlishness of nature, that we have poverty and overwork.
~ C.S. Lewis

The words of our elders, are words of wisdom