Anybody can say or write anything they want, but that does not make it true.
Research, study, and evaluation can distinguish truths from lies … over time.
There has, and likely will always be people and forces who, for a number of reasons, want to stir up discord, create chaos, and overall use fear as their primary tool to influence, control, and even terrorize people.
Different people call such forces different things. In Christianity, the one who constantly seeks to destroy is called Satan or the Devil. His primary tools are lying, deceit, and deception … all of which are employed directly by him or by people he has gained control over to make people live in fear and hate rather than trust and love. He works constantly to stir up trouble, divide people, and even cause death and destruction.
Before recently embracing God and Christianity, as a social scientist and philosopher, I sought answers to the hypocrisy I observed in the Catholicism I grew up with and in general, Christianity, as well as in different religions and philosophies throughout history and in the present I have studied.
Long before I returned to Christianity, I researched, studied, and evaluated Christianity in depth before choosing to believe in God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit because I went to the source, The Bible, to discover the whole truth from the source, versus what was extracted by religious sects, such as Catholicism.
Applying the same principle of study and evaluation to the Coronavirus pandemic, plus my new understanding of the negative force in this world that seeks to destroy using any means possible, including conspiracy theories designed to boost fear, manifest panic, and generate inappropriate, even deadly consequences, I am sharing the scientific, the spiritual, and the philosophical processes.
1. Scientifically, check your sources
2. Spiritually, question your heart
3. Philosophically, act according to the scientific evaluation and to your spiritual beliefs of heart heart
Inside us all, when we dig deep inside, we inherently know what is right and what is wrong. And though the digging is not always the easiest thing to do, we know it is the wisest and most beneficial to us … and to everyone else we share the world with.
KAITLIN ANN TREPANIER
Specialist, Writer, Speaker, Social Entrepreneur, Founder and President
Connecting The Dots With The Respect Principle
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June 3, 2020
Linked article by Timothy Caulfield for CBC Edmonton, Alberta Canada