Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home Opinion Letters

Christianity is a force for good

Published 16/12/2013

AISLING O'Connor (DebateNI, December 10) displays all the characteristics of a cultural revolutionary. She, with many others, seems uninformed of the good that Christianity has done in the world. Despite its failings, it has been and is a force for good.

But she also seems, to my mind, to rejoice at the decline of Western civilisation, just as the members of the Frankfurt School would have her do.

This communist group realised that the West could be undermined by undermining the institutions: education, law, media and politics.

Ms O'Connor's comments describing religion as merely oppressive are in tune with this movement's aims.

So her comments are either those of a cultural revolutionary, or what communists would refer to as a "useful fool".


By email

Belfast Telegraph

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph