Primitive religion is not believed, it is danced!

Arthur Darby Nock

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
And only he who sees takes off his shoes;
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.

Elizabeth Browning

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Power of Love

“We are only just beginning to understand the power of love because we are just beginning to understand the weakness of force and aggression.”
                                                           B.F. Skinner, Walden Two

we think
it is all about strength
about who is bigger, or stronger
who has strength of will

we believe is about who is willing to use their power
to cow
coerce others

the more brutal
the less compassionate

the more power

this is the principle of least love

this is the philosophy of many
who make the imposition of power
through the use of money
physical strength

a way of life

this is the appeal
of athletic superstars
and politicians (for some)
even mega churches

it is not the way of Jesus
who saw the weakness of power
which ultimately oppresses, diminishes, and destroys
even those who use it

and knew
the power of

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