Interesting & Amusing (v.1)Other — By Dustin R. Steeve on September 17, 2008 at 2:38 pm
The internet is full of interesting and amusing things. Periodically, I will feature the interesting and amusing things that come across my desk.
In a couple of days the Acton Institute will be premiering a film at GodblogCon titled “The Birth of Freedom.” The film promises to give an interesting analysis of the relationship between liberty and religion. From their website, here is a brief description of the film:
The American founders said that all men are created equal and are endowed with certain unalienable rights–that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. They called this a self-evident truth. Eighty-seven years later, Abraham Lincoln reaffirmed this idea on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg. And in 1963 these same words echoed from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as Martin Luther King, Jr. urged America to fulfill the promise of its founding.
But humans are separated by enormous differences in talent and circumstance. Why would anyone believe that all men are created equal? That all should be free? That all deserve a voice in choosing their leaders? Why would any nation consider this a self-evident truth?
For the millions around the world who have never tasted liberty, the question cries for an answer.
And the trailer:
For all of us Battlestar Galactica fans, here is an amusing side-by-side:
I’m not saying anything, but I’m glad ours is being compared to President Laura Roslin and not Gaius Baltar, the young, popular, politician for change. (HT: Likely Tales)