efsmith, April 18, 2004 5:18:00 AM BST
By Emmett Smith
Two articles in this past week's media are worthy of our attention. In an interview with The Age, a Melbourne newspaper, Peter Singer stated his belief that President Bush is morally challenged. Mr. Singer, an Aussie, is professor of "Bioethics" at Princeton University. He criticized President Bush as being morally underdeveloped and seeing things "..very simply, in black and white, as good versus evil..".
Certainly President Bush disagrees with Mr. Singer's more highly developed "morality". Singer believes:
Singer's "ethics" leave much to be desired from a Biblical perspective don't they? I wonder if Singer disagrees with John Kerry's positions on these issues? Probably not, since one of Kerry's much-touted "advantages" over President Bush is his ability to discern the "nuances" of various moral issues.
Another article in the Key West Globe and Mail discussed a "straight" couple having been booted out of a "gay" hotel in Key West. Now I do believe the owner of a business should be able to serve, or not serve, whomever he desires. I'm not up in arms over this "discrimination". After all, it's important for Christians to discriminate very carefully. Don't you agree? Think about it.
But this should ring alarm bells in anyone's mind if they think the homosexual "rights" advocates are going to be satisfied with simply not being "discriminated against". No, if they achieve enough political power, they'll go much further than most of us imagine, and this story serves to illustrate that point.
May God grant us the wisdom to discriminate between good and evil during this election year.
"Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?" (1 Kings 3:9)..
willrhodes, 4/18/04 9:55 PM
While I certainly agree with your article, I believe an important observation should be added in the interest of fairness. The leader of the gay anti-discrimination league or some sort of other similar organization in Key West came out and strongly condemned the actions of the hotel that discriminated against the heterosexual patrons. A simple internet search will probably yield the actual article.
Again, I agree with the thought of your article, but we must be cautious to accurately represent the facts and not create conspiracies where none exist.
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