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Saturday, January 2, 2016
The right to be wrong - 'Faith in the end of faith is irrational, incredible, fantastic (imaginary)'
Here are the rest of my highlighted passages from The Case for Civility by Os Guinness, well worth reading the book in its entirety. The aim is to respect and allow a diversity of believes (secular is a belief) and to recognize one's right to be wrong! My last post on this, separately to follow, will be a 31-point summary.
Guinness concludes that, rather than a law mandating civility and the art of persuasion, we need a compact, which he comprises in THE WILLIAMSBURG CHARTER. He concludes:
Whereas a law is a command directed to us, a compact is a promise that must proceed freely from us. To achieve it demands a measure of the vision, sacrifice and perseverance shown by our Founders. Their task was to defy the past, seeing and securing religious liberty against the terrible precedents of history. Ours is to challenge the future, sustaining vigilance and broadening protections against every new menace, including that of our own complacency. Knowing the unquenchable desire for freedom, they lit a beacon. It is for us who know its blessings to keep it burning brightly.