“thereupon absolved from any further obedience” #OWS #OccupyTheology #OccupyChurch

John Locke,  the guy synonomous with “Reason” with revolutionary words “Whenever the legislators endeavor to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power,” wrote the philosopher John Locke, “they put themselves into a state of war with the people who are thereupon absolved from any further obedience.” http://dgrnewsservice.org/2012/07/05/chris-hedges-time-to-get-crazy/

Suskind and The Enlightenment

I was a taken down a notch in my enthusiasm for Suskind’s book ,  when,  at Part 3,  about 113 pages in,  he has something that is like a celebration of the Age of Reason ,  and pits it against the “faith” approach.  He says that the two are compatible,  but it is clear that for him,  “reason” is the Continue Reading