Tag: Police brutality

Heidi’s Thoughts

The Last Crusade?

While seeing the drama play out these past three and a half years, I’m reminded of the scene from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade where Indy travels to Berlin to recover the Grail diary from Ilsa, who is attending a Nazi book-burning party in honor of Hitler.  He’s just escaped certain death (resulting from her very personal betrayal) at the hands of Nazis.  When he catches up to her in Berlin she claims not to believe in the Nazi ideology, but in a higher purpose.  In response Indy says, “You stood up to be counted with the enemies of

Heidi’s Thoughts

Coerced Nationalism

Here we are again…  the leader of the country demanding the suspension of an athlete for not worshipping a national symbol. Let’s look at a historical story that may provide insight into our times. In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. Several Jewish youth were taken from Jerusalem and brought to Babylon to serve the Babylonians. In the second year of Nebuchadnezzar’s reign as king in Babylon, God sent him a dream of a great statue made of various metals and substances. The king was

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