"Speaking only from my own experience, I have not seen that to be true. But I certainly recognize how if your early exposure to the book is via Sunday School mis-tellings of the most fantastical parts of the book, it would be hard to shake that first…"
Evening Gentlemen,Recently, life has thrown some colossal curve balls my way. Things I never expected to happen, well... happened. To be completely honest I've found myself all the way at the beginning of the metaphorical "level" with a clean slate. This has been incredibly freeing and allowed me to spend some time exploring things I previously would never have done. After going through a really hard breakup of a long term relationship, and dealing with my parents going through some very hard…See More
"You dont think that its pulling up bootstraps. It's also access to resources, people being changing there outlook towards disenfranchised people and being more aware of other people. I think the individual story is great, but its…"
"Maybe a more useful question is, What do we do about it?
I'd say military action is out for now. The White House is determined to have no US boots on the ground, and has cut off weapons to the Kurds at times (I'm not sure about right…"