Sometimes, something goes so viral that all you can do is shake your head and wonder, “what are people thinking?” Then again, I realize that many of us are conditioned to respond to things that are nearly correct, even if they are, in truth, way off base. Consider the mad rounds of clapping in recent political debates when swaggering candidates talk of killing our nation’s enemies, alleged or otherwise, foreign or domestic. Or the real estate, or Dot Com bubbles.
I chalk it up to the “madness of crowds,” “animal spirits,” and in the case of religion, a lack of curiosity about what Christianity truly is all about, which I was guilty of for most of my own life. And, dare I say it, how ’bout that Bible, huh? Willy Wonka knows.
Video #2, wherein we learn the meaning if a few words and rediscover a few heresies that many have never heard of, and didn’t even know they were unwittingly following.