Still Don't Know Him
Human nature tends to believe what one hears, reads and sees as being true. We are predisposed to believe that people are basically honest.
Sometimes a deceiver has the added advantage of an audience that wants what they hear to be true. What the audience wants and what the deceiver says become one.
A want is a powerful thing in a person. This phenomenon is true in politics and in churches. Jeremiah, the prophet, said, “The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” An example is, God loves you and all are going to heaven.
I have watched good portions of both the Republican and Democratic conventions. One must listen with caution to what any politician says. When the emotions wrapped around people’s wants are spiked, as in a political convention, the audience is a sitting duck for the craft of masters of deceit.
Our nation needs a reference point that can be trusted. Promises are not the reference point that will yield an expected end. The problem with a large part of our populace is an entitlement mentality fostered by masters of deceit that have learned how to take advantage of human nature.
The fact is that we have a president that we know virtually nothing about, except that we continue to know nothing about him. I have always enjoyed faith that is according to knowledge. All anyone knows about this man is the promise of “hope and change.”
On the other hand, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are Americans who grew up here on an open stage for the world to observe for a lifetime. What they have accomplished and believed has not been in a corner.
Dwight M. Creech
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