There are three types of institutions that govern our lives. The subject of this post is government, but let’s consider each of them in turn.
- The Family. The Family exists to teach us how to love. We are born into a family. We don’t choose our parents. We love them because our parents love us. We love our brothers, sisters, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and so forth because our parents love them. If we are fortunate, our parents teach us how to love others. If we are unfortunate, we hardly know our parents exists. We grew up in the care of a television, cell phone, and/or public school.
- The Church. The Church exists spread the Gospel, to teach us that God is love. In our day the Christian Church has become an optional institution. We choose whether to go to church, and we choose the church we go…
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