There is a great article over at BANNED BY HWA titled “Getting Over the Past” that was authored by Wes White, who also contributes to this website with his fair minded analysis. With this reprint from the past, we reexamine the idea that we can just ‘get over it’.
Herbert was a proud, cocky man, as he himself admitted, who was determined to make a financial success of his life. His background was in advertising. He lost almost everything in the great Depression. He had learned through many of his professional contacts something he later called “the Seven Laws of Success.” This gave him the tenacity to build his own Radio Church of God against all odds.
“Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.”
-Thomas Jefferson recommendation to his nephew Peter Carr in 1787.
Keith W. Stump
I recently ran across Bob Thiel’s letter (in response to a letter of mine – see the inset box) alleging that “intellectuals have a place in the LCG.” I will take a few minutes to reply.
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.