Never forget that most of the abuses of the Roman Church are inextricably bound up with its doctrines, and that its so-called infallibility renders it incorrigible.
"The farther a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it," as George Orwell said. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is one who experienced first hand the effects of man placing himself on God's throne; he wanted to share the truth, and was humiliated for it.
"6 Fallacies of Liberalism" As unbridled optimism sweeps the nation, there are six fallacies of liberalism that conservatives should be aware of. Philosopher, Sir Roger Scruton documents these six fallacies in his book, "The Uses of Pessimism." Learn these fallacies and they will be spotted everywhere.
Reinhold Niebuhr correctly observed that identity comes from family, community and craft, or work. These three have taken a huge hit, and so we now struggle with a lack of identity. No identity; no meaning. Therefore, we have a deficit of happiness.
A mind transformed by a Biblical worldview understands the importance of the Reformed doctrines of grace and the five solas. As David Wells pointed out, “It is not the (post)modern culture that should be telling it what to think. The principle here is sola Scriptura, not sola cultura.”