Historical and Social Context… and… Jonah 3….

the Dark Mirror: Reflections for Flawed Christians

First off… some of my comments on Jonah 3 may have offended some people….

If you were not offended… you probably should re-read it….
You probably missed something if you were not offended….

Now… how can I categorically say that mankind does not have the right to happiness…?
Must be because I am one of those Puritanical… Right-Wing… Conservative… Holier-than-thou type… typical… no-fun… fundamentally mentally challenged… Fundamentalist… Scriptural Literalistic… who are the bane of the world… because we just can’t leave other people alone to their own devices… and their vices….

Nope. Not at all.
I believe the mandates and commandments of Scripture only apply to Christians… and are only valid if I choose to accept them… out of Love for God….

I say that no one has a right to happiness based on my understanding of Philosophy. Or Psychology. Of the Pleasure Principle….
Because the Pleasure Principle was never…

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