Violence is good for absolutely nothing.
Violence begets violence. Need I say more?
Violent protests do nothing to help the cause that sparked them.
We as a society must rise above such forms of civil demonstration.
The path forward is found in nonviolent resistance as promoted by people like Martin Luther King, Jr.
When protests turn violent no one wins, instead everyone ends up on the losing side. After all, nothing good comes from such corrupted forms of solidarity. [click to continue…]
In my youth and young adults years in the Assemblies of God I heard a quote, or a variation of said quote, that’s quite frequently attributed to Fr. John Wesley.
Set yourself on fire with passion and people will come for miles to watch you burn.
As interesting as that quote is Wesley never said it. So, who said it? That’s unknown.
Concerning the quote Kevin Watson over at VitalPiety.com said,
It troubles me that this quote is so frequently attributed to Wesley, because to me it does not sound like something that Wesley would have said.
Another quote that’s often attributed to the wrong person is, [click to continue…]