The Hard Sell Putin and Carlson

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The truth is a hard sell. It has no market value. There are no bells and whistles, drama and such. Most anything sounds more appealing than the truth.  It gets replaced by fantasy. Fantasy becomes one’s real world. Instinctive behaviors guide most of mankind’s behaviors. I am sorry it is that way. Perhaps Jesus felt sorry when he said, “you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” He never said the truth would make you so happy you would do back flips.  This is what Jesus also said. “Anyone who loves their life (fantasy life) will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world (fantasy life) will keep it for eternal life. (peace)” Substitute fantasy life for “life in this world” and peace for “eternal life” and this insight Jesus gave, applies to the secular world. Stop there if you wish. Those with spiritual  inclinations may understand that peace, not happiness is permanent and stays with a person after death. Whatever posture is assumed, the principle applies. Continue reading

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