We often think of shame as being excited by guilt, but that is not often the case. Society rejects shame - a God-given mechanism for our good - as detrimental to self-esteem. Is shame really so bad?
Political witch-hunts follow a basic pattern. Random violence, false accusations, and crimes against a vague collective. These witch-hunts drive the cultural revolution, propelling the injustice of social justice.
Never forget that most of the abuses of the Roman Church are inextricably bound up with its doctrines, and that its so-called infallibility renders it incorrigible.
"The farther a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it," as George Orwell said. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is one who experienced first hand the effects of man placing himself on God's throne; he wanted to share the truth, and was humiliated for it.