YOU MAY HAVE HEARD me ask this question before. But, of course, the question is not really about fish, it’s about you and me. Are we aware of the “water” we swim in? If not, we are unaware of the falsehoods we assume to be true. Does that really matter? Yes it does! Ideas have consequences. For example, the ideas of the 18th and 19th century resulted in millions of deaths in the 20th century, by governments built on ideas. SO, WHAT IS THE WATER WE SWIM IN? We can summarize h
He was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant. He grew up in another village, where he worked in a carpenter shop until he was 30. Then, for three years, he was an itinerant preacher.
He never wrote a book. He never held an office. He never had a family or owned a home. He didn't go to college. He never lived in a big city. He never traveled 200 miles from the place where he was born. He did none of the things that usually accompany greatness. He had no credenti