Yes and it coincided with the Evangelical intrusion into politics in the 70's and 80's. I think Evangelicals should start doing as their Bible instructs them to do.We are just becoming a meaner society.
From elected leaders accusing others of wanting people to die and labeling entire segments of the population racists to policemen using taser guns as a first resort instead of the last and exercising excessive force when unnecessary and everything else in between.
It has created an environment of resentment and tension and mean-spiritedness.
We have to at least try to get along and become better role models.
We have to at least try to be a kinder, gentler and more forgiving society.
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven."
Some of your good friends from the Westboro Baptist Church are planning an atrocity in Newtown tomorrow, are you joining them?