Category: Opinion

Dealing with anxiety in politics

Ibn Hazm was very clear: “Do not use your energy except for a cause more noble than yourself. Such a cause cannot be found except in Almighty God Himself: to preach the truth, to defend womanhood, to repel humiliation which your Creator has not imposed upon you, to help the oppressed. Anyone who uses his energy for the sake of the vanities of the world is like someone who exchanges gemstones for gravel.” [ In Pursuit of Virtue]

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Another threat on the horizon: The Seven Mountains mandate

The key to this thinking is from the last book of the New Testament, Revelations 17:1-18, which hinges on verse 9: “And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains.”
Mainstream Christian theologians regard the reference to ‘seven’ as indicating Rome – built upon seven hills, the enemy of monotheism, but adherents of this sectarian view argue that this beast – and its seven heads that are mountains – represents the structure of society itself. [8 January 2019 The ‘Seven Mountains’ conspiracy Adelaide Now]

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