Religion vs politics. Ruth Clotworthy
Last time Sheep ventured into this territory I was threatened with defamation action, however, undeterred, we’re going there again.
If you argue that a politician’s religious beliefs don’t affect his or her attitudes to policy, firstly consider this exchange between Catholic Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Qanda’s Tony Jones on refugees and immigration, back in the days when Abbott was LOTO and not too lily-livered to front up to an unpredictable live audience.
Note: It’s a measure of a leader’s failure that he becomes less available to unpredictable audiences, not more. In case you need another example of his failure but you probably don’t
TONY ABBOTT: …Jesus didn’t say yes to everyone. I mean Jesus knew that there was a place for everything and it is not necessarily everyone’s place to come to Australia.
TONY JONES: It’s quite an interesting analogy because, as you know…
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I do agree with all of the concepts you’ve introduced on your post.
They are very convincing and can definitely work.
Nonetheless, the posts are very brief for beginners.
Could you please prolong them a bit from next time? Thanks
for the post.