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Letter to the editor

A dearth of wisdom

To the editor: “Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.” Romans 1:22 (KJV)

Yeah, I know, I too am just an old man, weary and tired, wore out and well past my prime. Nevertheless, I witness folks continuing to manifest poor judgment, lack of discernment and loss of common sense, all of which leads inevitably to inaccurate conclusions and erroneous decisions. How silly.

Finally, the people of Alaska have elected a governor who intends to keep his campaign promises. And yet, for daring to discharge the duties for which we hired him, now many voters petition for his recall. How silly.

Incredibly, our president vows to put America first and to “make America great again.” Even though the economy thrives, record numbers of people find jobs, our borders are being secured and he unabashedly challenges world leaders to promote our favor, all some people can talk about is impeachment and winning the next election. How silly.

Indubitably, climate change, due to natural causes, has inalterably metamorphosed the topography, geology and environment of the earth’s surface for millions of years. However, people who should know better obstinately insist that we waste precious resources trying to reverse this process instead of simply learning to adapt and survive. How silly.

Ineffably exemplifying his love for his creation, our benevolent and omniscient God assumed a human body of flesh, so that he could expiate a debt that we owed but cannot pay. Because of Christ’s supreme sacrifice, we may enjoy eternity with him in paradise, and yet, many reject his free offer of redemption. How sad.


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