11.08.2011

Did you ever study Greek mythology when you were in school? If so, you may remember Sisyphus.

Sisyphus by Titian (Prado Museum, Madrid, Spain)

Sisyphus carries out his eternal punishment by repeatedly rolling a boulder uphill.

According to Greek and Roman myths, Sisyphus was an extremely devious king who was ultimately punished for his perfidy by being sentenced to eternally roll a huge boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down again.

Although you may not be avaricious and deceitful like Sisyphus was, you are still being punished in a similar fashion for your ignorance of how the world really works. What do I mean, you may ask? Read more

11.06.2011

“I hate politics!” Have you ever heard that statement from a friend or loved one? Perhaps you’ve even said it, or something very closely akin, yourself?

Maybe you’ve gone to dinner with friends, and someone will say “OK, we can discuss anything except politics.” But, wait, isn’t politics important? Aren’t governments a universal “fact of life” in our world? What do you suppose it might be about politics that makes it such a despised topic? Read more

When any “government” takes it upon itself to create “a law” that is clearly misaligned with God’s law, then that government has removed itself from the umbrella of God’s authority. This is a “Romans 13:1″ issue. Read more

NOTE: UPDATED!

Do you use US dollars? What do you have in your wallet?

If so, the federal government is deliberately and systematically robbing you blind!

Ben Bernanke calls it “quantitative easing.” This is fed-speak for “screwing the people.” Read more

Hey, Who’s in charge here anyway?

We say we believe the Bible. We say “Jesus is LORD.” We say a lot of things, but do we really mean them? Do we actually live and think as if they are so? Read more

Government, hand and glove complicit with the leadership of the “average church,” has fixed into the mind of the typical pew-sitter a completely undeserved awe, an ill-begotten respect, a woefully overboard reverence for anything and everything government does or says.

What makes human government so special? Why do we fawn and fuss over presidents, governors, “leaders” of all stripes? Are these not the “rich and famous” overlords who make our lives miserable, the very people who oppress us? Read more

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