Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Kansas City First Person Faith Blogging

EXCEPTIONAL post from this town's top writer on faith & morals offers a great perspective and further reading on the topic of American values and the roots of postmodern bubbles . . . Check the Western culture backstory often forgotten by so many who only check their "daily me" social media news feed. Read more:

The religious roots of individualism

Is the Catholic Church in some way responsible for the American idea of "rugged individualism?" Maybe. That odd and intriguing question is raised, if not fully answered, in this interesting National Public Radio story. It suggests that "Western individualism," as...

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Absurd concept - the only basis for any religion is absolute conformity and obedience to those whom any particular cult places between the Individual and the Creator.

Byron Funkhouser said...

"Is the Catholic Church in some way responsible for the American idea of "rugged individualism?""

No, that would be the Puritans.

Anonymous said...

^^Says the asshole who hates religion won't participate in it but claims to know everything about it.

Anonymous said...

No question Bill pines for the Middle Ages because that's the time logic left the public sphere.