“The relationship between a man’s benevolence and the exercise of his power over others resolves to an inverse proportion while the measures of his freedom and liberty are tied, exponentially, to the depths of his humility and Grace.”
As Pogo said, “We have met the enemy, and he is us.” The larger question, of course, is: Does God also think this?
With thousands of soldiers and miles of razor wire surrounding the building, they can’t do their jobs?
I’m reminded, as I write this, of a quote I first heard while listening to a Dan Bongino podcast that came from Quintus Ennius, an ancient Roman writer, and poet, that is worth memorizing in the days ahead:
“Give them what they asked for, good and hard.”
Great efforts seeking great outcomes requires great consideration and thorough, extensive, and vigorous debate.