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To be, or not no be, lukewarm; that is the question.

Whether tis nobler to fight the good fight, or just smile and be nice ...

Jeff Cole; Sunday, June 29, 2014

The devil is very cunning and he knowingly put America in a slumber by offering us all the comforts and joys of life.  Videos, phones, television, pornography and plenty of food.  Many receive easy money like fat pensions or free government assistance.  The list goes on and it’s no wonder why Americans are unable to snap out of it.  But distractions are only part of the problem.  From what I’ve observed most recently and over the years, it is a problem that appears to me to be two-fold, as I will explain. 

When Americans finally decide to stand up, a vast swath of the citizens are easily swayed to support the wrong end of an issue.  Therefore they are cynically used by the hardcore left for a cause they are unwilling to understand.  Lenin found these seemingly successful and well educated people to be quite useful.  He called them “useful idiots” and we know them to be (sorry to say) members of our family, friends or neighbors.

So what’s the other problem?  Many are getting tired of the fight or they’re simply lukewarm about the facts when presented.  The constant drumbeat from both sides has given many a dazed and confused headache.  I wonder if the vast majority have punched out or if they’re on a long break?  Bishop Charles Chaput once wrote, "Americans can be uninformed or biased or simply wrong.  Thus, to survive, American democracy depends on people of character fighting for their beliefs in the public square - legally, ethically, and nonviolently, but forcefully and without apology.  Anything less is a form of theft from the nation's health."

This is what happened just before the reign of Hitler as one German citizen came on the radio and explained that people just got too tired of all the political talk, day-in and day-out.  This German citizen was warning America and pleading for a cause of perseverance and not to get tired or to give up the good fight and not to be Lukewarm ... That is the answer!

That’s my comment and thank you Vic for all that you do.  Oh, and one last note coming from a shortened letter by Dr. MLK on the subject of lukewarm:  The Moderate Man

  • who is more devoted to 'order' than to justice;
  • who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice;
  • who constantly says: 'I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action';
  • who paternalistically believes he can set the timetable for another man's freedom;
  • who lives by a mythical concept of time and who constantly advises the Negro to wait for a 'more convenient season.'

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.

Vivat Jesus,

Jeff C.


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