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October 09, 2012
When an Idea is Dying
Here’s how to know when an idea is dying? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point.
It was well-known a decade ago that an appearance on Hollywood Squares indicated that your celebrity status was just about caput. There is no clearer death-knell to a Hollywood career than finding yourself in one of those little boxes next to Alf.
There are indicators of dying ideas, too. Half a century ago, postmodernism was alive and well. Today, committed postmodernists only have a job because they acquired academic tenure at a college or university.
But dying ideas, like dying animals, are still dangerous. Postmodernism as a worldview is no longer taken seriously, but the postmodern mood about truth, and identity, and human sexuality are—As is fundamental assumption that there are no givens to reality, that we are really nothing more than products of our culture.
But those bad ideas are no match for an embodied hope grounded securely in the truth of the Gospel. Come to thepointradio.org to learn more. I’m John Stonestreet.
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