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THE DANGER OF THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT

by Ted Schmidt
If the spiritual temperature of an age is balanced and the social organism is sound, the abnormal swarm helplessly among the mass of healthy people without much effect…but it is only when the spirit of an age gets overheated that they can beget war, revolution and spiritual mass movements.
Ernst Kretschmer
One of the biggest changes in politics in my lifetime is that the delusional is no longer marginal. It has come in from the fringe, to sit in the seat of power in the Oval Office and in Congress. For the first time in our history, ideology and theology hold a monopoly of power in Washington.
Bill Moyers in a speech at Harvard, December 4, 2004
If American democracy ceases to move forward as a living force, seeking day and night by peaceful means to better the lot of our citizens, fascism will grow in strength in our land.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, November 4, 1938
Fundamentalisms arise in times of crisis, real or perceived. The sense of change may be keyed to oppressive
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