Politics: A Word

My contribution…

Solus Christus

The following only looks to define a term in light of a Christian worldview, and is therefore only cursory. The implications are not fully discussed here, but may be in subsequent posts on matters related to this subject.

A couple of days ago I made the point on my Facebook that “Christ over politics” is an unhelpful platitude. I was saying this with respect to what I believe to be a proper definition of “politics.” As it is colloquially defined, the term is somewhat broad and ambiguous. It involves government propaganda, mere opinions about how best to govern, and the fantasy of “positive rights” — which is nothing more than unjust legal rationalizations for the use of violence to compel a person to do something against his or her will in providing a product or service to another individual.

When you Bing “politics,” you get the following:

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I don’t…

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