If it is a premise of fundamentalists,
whether Christian or Islamic or Devil Worshipers,
that Reason is bad, faith is good,
what could anyone reasonably say
that could not be unfaithful to good?
However, as I recall,
there is that oft-quoted Christian maxim
of Paul the Apostle:
faith without works is dead.
So there is good faith,
and bad faith,
So, if reason is bad
and good faith is discerned through good works,
then good work could only be unreasonable.
Yet I so doubt that a Carpenter from Nazareth,
or anyone who is trying to build anything positive
with cooperative and healthy intent,
would consider good outcomes unreasonable.
Why isn't it more fundamental to believe that good faith produces good reason,
while bad faith leads to poor reason?
with poor, unredemptive outcomes,
ghettos of mystically terrified and terrifying despair
and anarchy of polarized distrusts leading toward more ballistically active hatreds.
Why would any messiah worth the title teach otherwise?
Why isn't this fundamental to Christianity?
Or, maybe it is but we have our language backward languaged.
Politically and economically cooperative and multiculturally inclusive Christians
are hard working good faith fundamental
Basic Messianic Christians.
And, the pseudo-fundamentalist more rabid Evangelicals
are exercising their radically unreasonable absence of good co-messianic faith,
while hypocritically pretending to be spiritual supremacists,
with a direct line to the jealously monotheistic YHWH of Abraham.
the one who heard the One Whose Name We Dare Not Speak
tell him to cut his son's throat,
then burn the body,
as a world-redemptive act, maybe,
or just a snack,
who knows really?
It amazes me about myself and those I love
that we have patiently tolerated this about face,
from "you will know them by their love"
to you will know them by their supremacist disdain for other religions and cultures,
and even the climate pathologies incumbent upon their own grandchildren,
their self-congratulatory antipathy for cooperative political and economic meta-beliefs,
and yet coincidental patriarchal condemnations of anything less than cooperative political and psychological and economic familial expectations,
their actively paranoid mistrust of other racial and language and most especially transgender characteristics,
all that Popery,
alien costumed identities and proclivities and wisdom truths of good faith
co-arising integrative becoming.
If good faith without good regeneratively becoming works is radically dead,
then well-reasoned, healthy co-empathic trusting faith
is fundamental to Earth's multiculturing good faith systems,
like fertile seeds and eggs
growing into adult polypathic nature-spirits
reaching out for multiculturally permacultural maturity
with better multiculturally enriching opportunities
with way less dominant monocultural risks
of fundamentally hypocritical supremacists,
claiming to worship God
as something other then their own
The fundamentals of co-redemptive love,
not jealous declamations of condemnation,
begin with co-operative creation,
co-arising EarthTribe's Fertile Earth Climate Rights
of Procreative PolyPathic Freedoms
of Global Landscape Justice
for CoOperative Organic Networks of Peace.
Not so much Condemning Patriarchally-Dominant AngloGods
and more Nurturing Matriarchally-Nutritional Flow MultiCulturals
co-arising cooperative ecopolitical health and domestic security
as Wisdom with TransMillennial Beauty.
Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2016
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