There is a certain unchained melancholy that grips our nation. It becomes more and more difficult to counter the harmful effects of abortion, or even have an alternative view expressed as our nation approaches the tipping point, a precipice from which it seems only a hasty retreat is possible. However, if at this point you throw your hands up in despair, you only join that Mexican wave of human depravity. The cynic might state; “you can’t stand up against a Mexican wave, if you do you only join them” . This was also the view of a certain prophet in the 8th Century BC who believed the nation of Nineveh was beyond redemption. Three days and three nights in the belly of a large fish was subsequently enough to cure his lethargy. What will cure ours?
Charlotte Dawson (d. 22 Feb 2014) was not lethargic in taking on the cyber bullies that she says destroyed her career. Perhaps she is reminiscent of Joan of Arch who was burnt at the stake in 1431, dying at the age of 19 years. Championing the war effort of France she was declared a martyr 25 years later by Pope Callixtus III. Perhaps dying at the age of 47 years, as a victim of cyber bullying, Charlotte Dawson will also later be counted a martyr. Certainly she has brought international attention to the “twitter trolls”. The story could end here with a declaration that any little you do will later have a larger effect- but within Charlotte’s story there is a stark account and case study of the harmful effects of abortion. [Read more...]