Deciding When to Call Evil by Its Name



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Please help me put your position in perspective...

Ms. Astle, Please post for us your Holy Righteous Indignation following these "evils":
1) 9/11
2) Five police being murdered in Dallas and BLM et al
3) Around 30 Californians murdered by two immigrants days after being given a party by that group
4) A dozen New York City joggers being run over by a jihadist
5) Paris night club terrorism. How many dead?
I'm just curious if your frustrations over needless, inexcusable murders meet or exceed your frustrations over a politician with whom your liberalism clashes...

Reese 25 days ago

No litmus test

Dear Reese, I'm not going to engage in a tit-for-tat litmus test with you. I've commented on various ways in the past on the incidents you cite, at least one of which occurred before United Methodist Insight existed. Suffice it to say that I've stated my case, with which you're welcome to disagree as you have. -- Cynthia Astle

cynthiaadmin (United Methodist Insight) 24 days ago

Was tonight's SOTU "evil"?

Black and Hispanic unemployment at record lows, support for our economy and infrastructure priorities, full commitment to protect Americans, etc... So, with your expertise in what is evil, what was evil tonight by Trump?

Reese 24 days ago

Give it up

Give it up, Reese. I refuse to be baited.

cynthiaadmin (United Methodist Insight) 23 days ago

Bishop Lewis statement

Where can we find bishop Lewis statement?

Larry Norman 27 days ago


Bishop Lewis' statement has been removed from the website.

cynthiaadmin (United Methodist Insight) 25 days ago

Resist Evil and Injustice

The items mentioned by Kevin in the comment below affirm the greed that is evident in the United States that disregards the unacceptable poverty of the rest of the world. Too many do not see the evil of saying, "I'm doing great. Too bad about you."

Karen Bueno 28 days ago


Consumer confidence up, stock market up, GDP growth up, unemployment down, companies bringing a trillion dollars back into this country giving our economy an even bigger boost. If that is evil then give me more of it. Trump has my vote in 2020.

Kevin 29 days ago

Good Economy Not a measure of Good

Jesus said, "life is not measured by the abundance of things you have . . . if you gain the whole world but lose your self, with what will you repurchase yourself . . . sell everything you have and give it to the poor, then you will have life."

Jim 28 days ago

Calling Evil by Its Name

Kevin...You forgot "the trains are running on time, too". Oh, sorry, that's not a strictly economic metric. But then, neither are human rights, dignity, peace, compassion social justice...oh, and patience, gentleness, modesty, self-control, kindness, generosity, etc.

jim 28 days ago

Revelation 18

When Babylon falls, the merchants will mourn (see Revelation 18). Choosing political leaders based on the stock market ---while ignoring racist, homophobic, xenophobic, sexist policies--- falls far short of our calling to "resist evil, injustice, and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves" (UM baptismal vow).

Diane 27 days ago

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