Dare to Think

A short pithy Lenten meditation….reyanna

By Anthony Egan SJ                March 3, 2017                Jesuit Institute of South Africa on-line

The famous American circus showman P T Barnum allegedly said “There’s a sucker born every minute!” People are gullible, believing anything so long as you package it correctly, say it loud and often enough, and come across as being authoritative. It’s the essence of political, economic and religious fundamentalism, the oxygen of populism, and the root of the violence and xenophobia that plagues our era.

Consider xenophobia in its various forms we see in Europe, North America and South Africa today.

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