Archbishop: Social media killing off quiet reflection
The rise of Twitter and other social media sites is threatening to kill off quiet reflection, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.
Instant reaction has rapidly replaced ‚Äúreflective comment‚ÄĚ in an era in which angry remarks can be spread to ‚Äúthe far corners of the Earth‚ÄĚ within seconds, the Most Rev Justin Welby said.
The need to compress arguments into the 140-character limit for Twitter messages can distort discussion on complex subjects, he told an audience including David Cameron and the Labour leader Ed Miliband.
The Archbishop also spoke out in defence of church schools in the wake of the so-called Trojan Horse allegations of infiltration by hard-line Muslim groups in Birmingham....
"The church is not an NGO with lots of old buildings ‚Äď it is the Church of God, rejoicing in the realities of cultural diversity in a way never known before"
Which god, I wonder? If he's referring to his Anglican Church, it's been a compromised state policy & propaganda tool ever since the Tudors. This is the only reason I can see why a country full of skeptics & unbelievers doesn't disestablish it.
Secondarily, it has served as a sinecure for countless aristocratic sons.
"He also spoke about spending time reading Christian and Muslim scriptures with his friend Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, the Leicester imam"
Liberals will accept any old philosophy - Except true Bible doctrine.
We can all remember the days when Britain and western nations, sent Christian missionaries to foreign fields to teach them the Truth from the Bible.
Today the Anglicans have given up on the Bible to grovel fawningly to the evil murderous Muslim reprobates.
2Corinthians 11:13 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. 14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. 15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
Back in the day the same people were at home on the phone all day or burning up the roads going here and there to see this one and that one,to assume that the majority of people were quiet reflective thinkers back then is wishful thinking at best,just like now most surrounded themselves with activity and noise to drown out any thought or consideration for where they are headed.
"He said that they (Muslims) embody values of ‚Äútolerance, acceptance, and generosity‚ÄĚ. He also spoke about spending time reading Christian and Muslim scriptures with his friend Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, the Leicester imam."
Anyway, Facebook and Twitter, although great business tools, have become as addictive as TV, video games, and drugs. For my wife and some sisters, they are on it all day long. First thing they do upon arising and last thing they do before retiring and on it all day inbetween. Really frustrating because the amount of time being invested is really incredible, and my wife was lazy enough before the age of Facebook, and now...