Is reasoned discourse imperilled? Reasoned discourse is increasingly giving way to in-your-face sound bites. Our interchanges are confrontational, divisive, and dismissive. Have balance and fairness become casualties to a myriad of voices contending simultaneously for dominance?
30 Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that your house and the house of your father should go in and out before me forever,’ but now the Lord declares: ‘Far be it from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.