My Musings – In the movie Hondo (one of my favorites), John Wayne plays a scout for the U.S. Calvary in the old west. A man with a clear sense of what is right, honest, and just and having little tolerance for what is wrong, deceitful or unjust. There are many memorable lines in the movie, but one in particular stands out to me. “A man ought to do what he thinks is right.”
Unfortunately, what we think is right is not always the best guide. In a society where right is relative, the truth is tentative and justice is just “if”, what we think might not always be the best guide. Sad that it has come to this. But when we think about it for awhile, it really has been like that since the garden. The forbidden “fruit” seemed so right, but was so wrong.
For a long time…
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