Two more principles are at work in society. The ancients saw these as the principles of the One and the Many. Today, we call it the collective and the individual.
The conservative, like the prophet, is never popular among the people. It is a lonely road telling a generation they are headed the wrong way.
A mind transformed by a Biblical worldview understands the importance of the Reformed doctrines of grace and the five solas. As David Wells pointed out, “It is not the (post)modern culture that should be telling it what to think. The principle here is sola Scriptura, not sola cultura.”
Critical theory seeks to obliterate differences of status and power since all differences are purely and artificially constructed not by God, but by man. The question remains, “Can critical theory escape its own claims?”
To attribute racism and discrimination to all of these unequal distributions is to assume the worst. Scripture, however, commands us to assume the best.
When we say that morality does not exist between humans and animals, we mean that it does not intrinsically exist. A moral relationship always entails a second-person relationship of accountability.