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Nineveh Moment 25: “Woe to you who are filled now…”

Some restaurants in America are in danger of closing because of the coronavirus. It might be good for a number of them to close, actually. You see, we in First World America are regularly dropping $25, $35, $45… a pop at, say, Applebee’s. We’re splurging at the “All You Can Eat” buffet restaurants just as regularly. And so on… We’ve come to accept this as just a “normal” part of our culture. Meanwhile, some 24,000 people starve to death every day in the Third World. In Haiti, to quell acute, consistent, hunger pains, people there have taken to eating patties made of mud, oil and flour. While this is apparently slowly killing them, its better than immediately dying of starvation. Americans need to look at eating as a “moral act.” And we need to even this First World/Third World thing out way more than it is now. Translated: Less eating out for many of us, more economical rice and beans meals, and such, at home — with the savings going into things like sustainable agriculture projects for people in Haiti, Uganda, Biafra… Jesus said: “Woe to you who are filled now…,” I mean it wouldn’t take a moral theologian with a PHD to figure that out, huh. Note: For a look at how our administration would work to set up a Foreign Relations paradigm that would help the American public align much more with this, see…


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