My mother and father were baptized together when I was three, so while they began attending services (in the Bethlehem, PA, congregation) after I was born…
September 3, 1947 Member Letter
My all time favorite Twilight Zone is about the 8-foot tall aliens, Kanamits, coming to Earth. Their leader introduces himself at a United Nations meeting and assures the world that they have come in peace, and he offers proof. He then leaves behind a mysterious book written in the Kanamit language.
They told us we were the “salt of the Earth”. They said we were a “peculiar people”.
Well, maybe they were right. We were as peculiar as hell. But salt of the earth?
“Fascism is an authoritarian nationalism, that is characterized by dictatorial power, forced suppression of opposition, and control of industry and commerce. It is not focused on anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-homophobia. It is focused on military power.
Such systems have always placed the “good” of the state before the worth of an individual. The right to property is subject to constant search and seizure and courts only rule in favor of the state.”
-Martin Armstrong, economist.