Quotes on Ethics and Morality
Further generations will find nothing "ethical" about twentieth and twenty-first century Judeo-Christian ethics; they will find the morality in this system equivalent to that of Christianity in the Dark Ages, ever dark indeed! Gary Amirault 1-06-2009
"If we understand the mechanisms and motives of the group mind, it is now possible to control and regiment the masses according to our will without their knowing it ... The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country ... In almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons ... who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind."-- Edward Bernays, the "Father of Propaganda" (and nephew of famed Jewish psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud). The Father of Spin: Edward L. Bernays & the Birth of PR, PR Watch, 2nd Quarter, 1999
Things that will destroy man: Politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without CHARACTER; business without morality; science without humanity; worship without sacrifice. - Mohandas Gandhi
The Fire of God-- Samuel Chadwick, 1932 "I owe everything to the gift of Pentecost. For fifty days the facts of the Gospel were complete, but no conversions were recorded. Pentecost registered three thousand souls. It is by fire that a holy passion is kindled in the soul whereby we live the life of God. The soul's safety is in its heat. Truth without enthusiasm, morality without emotion, ritual without soul, make for a Church without power…Destitute of the Fire of God, nothing else counts; possessing Fire, nothing else matters."