MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

The Lesser of Two Evils

September 10th, 2008 Viewed 2342 times

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Up until the selection of Gov. Sarah Palin a little less than two weeks ago, many people that I read were looking at Sen. McCain as the Lesser of Two Evils.  They didn’t want to vote for him, so they were planning on voting against Obama.  In fact, even Rush Limbaugh talked endlessly on how this election was going to be all about Obama—it was his to win or lose.

Of those that are choosing either not to vote, or to cast a vote for a third party candidate, KimC, at In a Shoe, expresses their sentiment when she says:

It’s trite but true: a vote for the lesser of two evils is still a vote for evil.

The problem is that this reflects a poor understand of man and the Scripture.

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

January 14th, 2008 Viewed 1710 times, 1 so far today

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…Because the dark doesn’t really exist.

One of the things that I muse on from time to time is the whole way we represent the world around us, and how accurate or inaccurate our descriptions are.  Here are some others:

  • Dark: Absence of Light
  • Cold: Absence of Heat
  • Vacuum: Absence of Air
  • Evil: Absence of Good

I’m sure you can name others.  What’s interesting is that when you get to that last one.  I have to admit that the last one is one I struggle over.  Is evil really the absence of Good– or a degree of missing good.  And I have to agree with it.

And here’s why:

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.