Post by paranormalis50 on Mar 22, 2011 14:49:12 GMT -5
I am going to, personally, take a more neutral approach. There is no doubt that, in the Final Days, evil will increase. At this point in time, I, personally, am not qualified to make the statement, "These are the End Times". I know from what you speak of, however. I am just not 100% sold that there is a tremendous actual increase, as I am sold on the idea that the coverage of what happens has increased many-fold over the years, to "sell" the media, and its products.
There has always been an ebb and flow throughout history, in the good vs. evil. It would be hard to imagine a perfect 50/50 balance, and with free will, difficult to sustain a balance and still have that free will. So, things happen.
"To everything, there is a season". Everything, not just some of it. And as we are reminded here with further words, seasons of death, war, and times not to embrace. But these, too, shall pass.
Post by paranormalis50 on Mar 22, 2011 20:14:02 GMT -5
Communications have improved drastically over the last 20 years. With satellites, news and other communications are almost instantaneous. It's so easy to forward the "sensationalism" to an avid viewing audience, whose senses are already dulled to the point that very little can make even the remotest dent in their attention span. Why think when you can be spoon-fed all the mush you can handle? We might even make the argument that this passive evil is far more prevalent currently than the active, headline grabbing evil, and for more insidious....