changthis.com offers, like, a biz-illion short (usually one page) manifestos about change in our culture, business, politics…well, everything.
Faith is noticeably absent though.
An excerpt from their FAQ:
Do you have a political slant?
Yes. We are against demagoguery, dishonesty, shortsightedness, superstition, fundamentalism, unequal rights and violent argument.
We are optimists and we believe that an informed, motivated electorate is likely to do the right thing, given the facts and given a chance.
We reject the status quo of both parties if it is just the status quo.
And we’re realists. We don’t believe it’s a good idea to cut off your nose to spite your face. We don’t believe in anonymity. We don’t think someone should do something just because they can.
All of the above sounds good…but it seems the above worldview is based on the foundation of the ‘inherant goodness of man’ which I, along with the reformed tradition, soundly denounce, both out of experience and because it is true.
I denounce it because of the experience of my own sin; I am not inherantly good.
The reformers denounce it because the Bible states otherwise:
…just to name a few.