Quite a while ago, here on Life with Lynnie (LwL), I commented how under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA), if a USA government person doesn't like a remark made in real life, or on the internet, a person living anywhere in the world can be arrested and held, without conviction or proof, for an indeterminate period of time. Possibly, for as long as they live.
Talk about removing freedom of speech.
Good luck to those who work for newspapers, writers and/or anyone who has an opinion that differs from what the current political agenda has in mind!
Hmmm... I can't help but wonder how many people who gave their lives for the cause of freedom, would be turning over in their graves, if they could?
Our freedom will definitely be eroded, even here in Canada, whether or not our own government follows suit.
For those who don't know or understand what both these acts are about, you may want to listen/watch the Youtube link in yesterday's LwL entry. Here are more links to articles and videos:
* Destruction of US Democracy? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUF4YKofkaE&feature=share
* National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Authorization_Act_for_Fiscal_Year_2012
* Time Life: http://life.time.mk/cluster/a5121c9562/committee-adjourns-without-sopa-vote-will-take-up-in-2012.html
* Controversial Anti-Piracy Bill Nears House Approval: Why You Shoud Care http://life.time.mk/read/a5121c9562/6acbc0b090/index.html
For more info, I suggest you Google it, yourself.
I'm sure you'll agree that our world is going to take a major change. Especially, with some Muslims all around the world stepping up, speaking out, and doing more, including murdering infidels (those who are not Muslim).
In my opinion, we will not be able to voice our opinions as our forefathers initiated for us. Instead of thinking we must keep up a stiff upper lip, and get on with life, we'll be zipping up our lips, and living in a society that is clearly defined in the Bible.
We Christians will be hated (as we already are in some societies), as we are told in Mark 13:13.
And, as we are told, in Matthew 10:21, "And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death."
Yes, our society and lifestyle will continue to change. More people will experience life where others, including family and friends, will turn against them, preferring to support secular thinking, rather than living the way God would have us do.
Even if all changes aren't necessarily good for the people, those who are saved by trusting in Jesus Christ, know that these changes must occur.
So my friend, if you are reading this, and you are not yet a born-again believer in Jesus, I suggest you come to Christ, today. Tomorrow, may be too late.
Until next time...
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