A Response to Pat Robertson

Posted: January 14, 2010 in Commentary, For brothers, Other people's writing

This most excellent essay is a good public response to Pat Robertson’s widely publicized comments about the disaster in Haiti.

An excerpt:

Psychologists see control as a response to a perceived threat. Picture an adult with an inner twelve-year old saying “I’ll hurt you before you hurt me. I’m tough. I say tough things. Don’t mess with me again.” In religion, these leaders often project their way of seeing the world onto God. Please forgive me for painting Robertson with a sweeping brush.

And yet another one:

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in..”

Edit on 1/19: Here is a good piece by an editorialist for FOX news.

  1. Ame says:

    pity ignorance without defending it

    stand up for the truth without demeaning another

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