Day: March 12, 2012

The Evangelical Christian Movement – Harm Reduction

I’m a solutions oriented person. Find a problem and fix it, I always say. Okay, usually I don’t say that…I just proceed with the fixing. But, to be honest, I’m not sure there are “solutions” in this particular situation. People are and, in my view, should always be free to believe and to worship as they deem necessary limited only by the principle that they are not permitted to cause direct harm to others. In a pluralistic world the best that we can do is try to convince people to agree with us instead of with them. And it’s my guess that no matter how brilliant our arguments are, there will still be a non-zero number of people who will consider me to be possessed by a demon. The question then is not “how do we stop people from believing things” since…well, I think Hagee said it best: