Wikipedia has a long list of premature obituaries. Here is a sample of just a few: "..inventor, businessman, and chemist Alfred Nobel, whose premature obituary condemning him as a "merchant of death" may have caused him to create the Nobel Prize; black nationalist Marcus Garvey, whose actual death was apparently caused by reading his own … Continue reading A Society’s Premature Obituary of Spiritual Life
To infect something has a cycle of infection. Let's say that the news media infects the community with the virus of social unrest. Their programming has to have a reservoir or source from where their beliefs originate. Perhaps the agenda of the United Nations is the source. Then there has to be a door which … Continue reading A Cycle that Infects the Spiritual Society
I remember when "thin" was a word more versatile than just describing someone's bodily appearance. People would talk about the thin slices of bread sold at the bakery, or the thin congregation at the public gathering, or the need to thin the paint, or to thin the thickness of the wood before making a shelf, … Continue reading A Thin Spiritual View Is Society’s Thick Dark Cloud
Pedigree is a word that, during my upbringing, referred to an animal to verify it to be purebred. To refer to a person or family using the word pedigree just sounded odd. Our family just always assumed that there were no true purebred family lineages in existence. Everybody's family tree consisted of two or more … Continue reading A Spiritual Pedigree Brings Society’s Bonding
Slight could very easily be associated with the act of bullying. A bully selects a weaker person to abuse. The bullied person might be small and inconsiderable in the eyes of the "in crowd." Often, the victim is slight physically and not physically strong in appearance. That small and vulnerable person is slighted with insults, … Continue reading A Slighted Society by Bullying the Spiritual
The core of fruits and vegetables of all types are the seeds. Apples and pears are a couple of examples. We eat the delicious and nutritional food surrounding the core. Then we come to the core where the seeds are. It is unappetizing, hard, and something we would not want to bite into, and if … Continue reading A Spiritual Core Is Society’s Renewal
Look at all the skewed lines on the world map. Notice how the Eastern side of South America fits into the Western side of Africa? Then look at how Northwest of Africa and Northward fits in the slot between Florida and Northward. If we continue to connect all the skewed lines corresponding to a best-fit, … Continue reading Skewed Society Perspectives Key to Spiritual Treasure?