Nathan R. Jessup

Posts Tagged ‘Albert Schweitzer’

The Inconvenient Truth About Morality

In freedom, Government Lies, Health Care, Integrity, living free, morality, Uncategorized on December 23, 2009 at 8:54 pm

“Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now – always.” Albert Schweitzer

What is the biggest threat to America’s future? Some argue health care reform, some global warming or perhaps the war in Afghanistan, all serious problems. The real enemy is a far stronger and more illusive adversary then any of the aforementioned, moral vacuity.

Today, it’s difficult to imagine a Country without greed and corruption. Even Tiger Woods, a once pillar of integrity, now reveals his many surrenders to selfish desire. Oddly, Americans look to one another for moral stability, a constantly shifting platform to say the least. Over time, the proverbial house of cards grows taller with little or no attention to its most precarious foundation.

Without question, the United States has endured a myriad of challenges throughout its last decade. Some examples: 9/11, the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, a skyrocketing deficit, hurricane Katrina, the wildfires of southern California, the horrific Ft. Hood massacre and many others. As we rest on the brink of sweeping health care and climate reform, one can only wonder, might this be the card that brings down the house?

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