Friday, March 31, 2006
Rejecting Modern Materialism: The Rise of the Crunchy-Conservatives
Rejecting Modern Materialism: The Rise of the Crunchy-Conservatives: "Dreher's solution to this problem is simple: we must return our focus to family, our community and church. We must renounce the selfishness of lust, avarice and covetousness, and we must one again seek to be good stewards of creation over which God has given us dominion. Finally, we must pay attention to the needs of the soul and not just those of the flesh. "Politics and economics will not save us," Dreher concludes. "If we are to be saved at all, it will be through living faithfully by the Permanent Things, preserving these ancient truths in the choices we make in everyday life.'"