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Time for a Great Cartoon! (meaning of life)

29 Jan

Screen Shot 2014-12-12 at 8.46.58 AMIt’s amazing, but we live in a culture that doesn’t encourage our asking, “Why are we here?”  The search for meaning and significance gets squeezed out by entertainment and the busyness of life.  Columnist for the Cleveland Press Jim Frankel once said, “If and when American civilization collapses, Screen Shot 2015-01-03 at 8.31.56 PMhistorians of a future date can look back and sneer, ‘they entertained themselves to death’.”

Questions of meaning and significance require reflection and quietness,  rare commodities in our LOUD world.  In C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, Screwtape contrasts the music and silence of heaven with the noise of Hell, declaring: “We will make the whole universe a noise in the end.”

 
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