Today's Wisdom

Those who do not pass from the experience of the cross to the truth of the resurrection condemn themselves to despair! For we cannot encounter God without first crucifying our narrow notions of a god who reflects only our own understanding of omnipotence and power
Pope Francis

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Moderate Mind

As unexpected as Trump's victory in the latest American presidential elections, it is also unexpected that once he is in the White House his rhetorical comments against his Democrat rival and her supporters will materialize. The reason is simply that responsibility of the superpower requires balancing priorities to ensure cooperation with other nations: those who need America; and those who America needs. America will not be isolated because America cannot be isolated. His movement, however,  inspires those who dare to challenge the ruling elites, their corporate supporters, and the false media. It is a restoration of an outlook to the absolute values in Christian civilization which have been challenged for over a century by relativism since Nietzsche's cry "God is dead."

Humanity since the early homo sapiens has gone through much difficulties with the environment, tribal rivalry, worship of mythical gods, and vengeance (see - yet was able to overcome their differences in order to survive together. It is this prolife vision that makes humans stick together. In Christianity, prolife is more than this life as much as it is beautiful because there is a faith in the power of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ which promises eternal joy to those who choose to follow him.

In psychology, the latest school in America is known by the title "Positive Psychology" which emphasizes the positive attributes in the person such as hope for the future, happiness or contentment in the present, the capacity for love, perseverence, and spirituality...

Finally see my post on complex minds here:

Everyone needs to follow St. Augustine's rule: Be moderate in everything except in love".

Today's Quote

"Behold I make all things new." (Revelation 21:5)


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