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If I were the devil . . .

 

 

 

I would gain control of the most powerful nation in the world;

 

I would delude their minds into thinking that they had come from man’s effort, instead of God’s blessings;

 

I would promote an attitude of loving things and using people, instead of the other way around;

 

I would dupe entire states into relying on gambling for their state revenue;

 

I would convince people that character is not an issue when it comes to leadership;

 

I would make it legal to take the life of unborn babies;

 

I would make it socially acceptable to take one’s own life, and invent machines to make it convenient;

 

I would cheapen human life as much as possible so that the life of animals are valued more than human beings;

 

I would take God out of the schools, where even the mention of His name was grounds for a lawsuit;

 

I would come up with drugs that sedate the mind and target the young, and I would get sports heroes to advertise them;

 

I would get control of the media, so that every night I could pollute the mind of every family member for my agenda;

 

I would attack the family, the backbone of any nation.

 

I would make divorce acceptable and easy, even fashionable. If the family crumbles, so does the nation;

 

I would compel people to express their most depraved fantasies on canvas and movie screens, and I would call it art;

 

I would convince the world that people are born homosexuals, and that their lifestyles should be accepted and marveled;

 

I would convince the people that right and wrong are determined by a few who call themselves authorities and refer to their agenda as politically correct;

 

I would persuade people that the church is irrelevant and out of date, and the Bible is for the naive;

 

I would dull the minds of Christians, and make them believe that prayer is not important, and that faithfulness and obedience are optional;

 

I guess I would leave things pretty much the way they are.

 

 

HINT: And now you know the rest of the story.

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What is writ reminds me of the tactic conveyed in C.S. Lewis' Screw Tape Letters.

 

God bless,

William

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It does but I am almost positive it was Paul Harvey.

Edited by Dutch

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Thank you I thought so. I remember hearing him read it but didn't recall if he wrote it or not.

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Thank you I thought so. I remember hearing him read it but didn't recall if he wrote it or not.

Not Carey but Harvey.

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You are right sorry. I knew it was Harvey but my senior brain kept saying Carey. Thanks for the kind correction. And now you know the rest of the story:RpS_laugh:

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You are right sorry. I knew it was Harvey but my senior brain kept saying Carey. Thanks for the kind correction. And now you know the rest of the story:RpS_laugh:

lol We all know it was not Jim Carey!!! NOPE!

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It does but I am almost positive it was Paul Harvey.

I SO enjoyed Paul Harvey's - "and now you know the Rest of the story".

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[video=youtube;9Brmpv2D-xk]

I remember that -- powerful.

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