America: Change is Coming

May 5, 2014

Uncertainty persists, and storm clouds still loom heavy on the horizon.

Uncertainty persists, and storm clouds still loom heavy on the horizon.

Amid the comfort and complacency of everyday life, we must convince modern man to go beyond self-interest and make the great sacrifice of returning to order.

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Men act when outside circumstances force them to do so. This might be seen, for example, in the case of a person who is forced by a rainstorm to the nearest shelter. The storm serves as a catalyst to action. But this type of action has its dangers since it has no clear objective save that of moving energetically away from a problem.

A coastal landscape with ships caught in a storm. Painting by Cornelis Mahu.

A coastal landscape with ships caught in a storm. Painting by Cornelis Mahu.

We believe that in the present juncture of events, the force of outside circumstances is converging upon the nation and, like it or not, is setting the stage for some kind of major change that forces us to look at alternatives.

 

John Horvat, Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society—Where We’ve Been, How We Got Here, and Where We Need to Go (York, Penn.: York Press, 2013), 305.

 

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