Playing God doesn't work

Intellectuals that today we call “liberal” rely on the old myth that “man is the measure of all things” and cling to the notion that human brainpower alone can solve every problem and give us a better world. This rationalist creed commits its followers to failure because it disconnects them from the One who put us here. We are not puppets, true, but we are also not exclusively our own agents. Severance from our Creator defeats the moral compass that keeps us from drifting in perpetual confusion, doubt, chaos, and cruelty. Morality based exclusively on human brainpower is the plaything of social and political dictators. A modern religious leader[i] has said that “the insistence of the articulate intelligentsia to divorce God from man abets ruinous fragmentation.” And, it must be added, opens the door to an “anything goes” philosophy, the predictable consequence of a disunity with the One who gave us our brainpower. Missing for...(Read Full Post)