Moral Bigotry

What a great word! I was reading a history of England and found this description of the Roundheads Puritan regime. It’s in a book called London, by Edward Rutherfurd, an amazing author. He takes you from pre-history times all the way up through to the present, recounting the story of several families who live during those eras. Moral bigotry: judging someone’s beliefs or lack of, by our own moral compass. I think it applies to other things rather than religion; I have seen some bigotry even in the ecological movement. It’s so easy to feel that one is right and everyone else is wrong. Something we need to guard against.

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1 Comment

  1. January 24, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    I thoroughly enjoy reading Rutherfurd; Sarum is my favorite, by far.


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