J. Edgar Hoover:
Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.
~”What I Would Tell a Son,” Family Weekly (14 July 1963).
Religion in Australia is steadily changing, with the number of people turning to Sikhism, Hinduism and Islam rising…
While Christianity’s popularity has plummeted, down from 96.9 per cent of the population in 1921 to just scraping half of today’s citizens at 52 per cent, Sikhism and Hinduism have steadily risen.
Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6244645/Christianity-plummets-Australia-Sikhism-Hinduism-Islam-grow.html
Compared with no attendance, at least weekly attendance of religious services was associated with greater life satisfaction and positive affect, a number of character strengths, lower probabilities of marijuana use and early sexual initiation, and fewer lifetime sexual partners.
Read more: https://academic.oup.com/aje/article/187/11/2355/5094534
Leah, kidnapped along with more than 100 schoolgirls from Dapchi, Yobe state in February but not released with the others because she refused to convert to Islam, will never be freed because Boko Haram’s Islamic law allows “infidels” to be kept as slaves…
Read more: https://morningstarnews.org/2018/10/leah-sharibu-kept-as-slave-aid-worker-killed-as-apostate-in-nigeria-report-says/
The result of true socialism is always a totalitarian government, where, no matter how well-intentioned the originators may be, to stay in power means having to promise more and more benefits…
Socialist nations, by nature, become anti-religious, as the state’s ultimate goal is to become the only answer to all problems, the central clearinghouse for all information, all policy. In essence, it’s an attempt at replacing God as the judge of what is right or wrong.
Read more: https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/charlie-daniels/charlie-daniels-socialisms-pattern-never-changes
Thomas Jefferson on the United States’ First Amendment’s Religious Establishment Clause: