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Of course that was part of the problem: televised war carried out by cruise missiles and smart bombs launched from a safe distance seemed like a video game … except that the points scored were human beings killed.

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Unsettling Truths by Mark  Charles
“You cannot discover lands already inhabited. That process is known as stealing, conquering, or colonizing. The fact that America calls what Columbus did ‘discovery’ reveals the implicit racial bias of the country—that Native Americans are not fully human.”
Soong-Chan Rah
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Very true on the 'unsettling' part - but authors Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah point out the
some of the hidden history of the United States that as a follower of Christ I would have a difficult time supporting. But there is the distinction between
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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
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G.K. Chesterton
“The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.”
G. K. Chesterton

C.S. Lewis
“The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”
C.S. Lewis

Mark Twain
“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
Mark Twain

George Orwell
“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ”
George Orwell

C.S. Lewis
“A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.”
C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain

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