In the face of darkness and lies, we need the light of brave youth

  When an argument has lost all moral footing, ignores all empirical fact and delights in willful ignorance, it usually only has one tack in the face of courage and truth — to delve ever-deeper into immorality, falsehood and ignorance. Such was the case in America’s “welcome” of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist … Continue reading In the face of darkness and lies, we need the light of brave youth

The symbolism of cowardice and courage

Theologian Paul Tillich once said humanity’s “ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.” Symbols sometimes speak more eloquently, and with far greater impact, than words. While Tillich was speaking of our use of symbols to relate to God, his words hold true on any topic of … Continue reading The symbolism of cowardice and courage