Wednesday, September 25, 2013

With Gratitude To The Guys on the Fence Line

Andrew Wilson with an intriguing post about courage.  Here is a portion:
But there is something very wrong with a lack of courage which masquerades as nuance, a rhetorically (even cynically) motivated dig at our friends to appear more palatable to our opponents. You can say what you like about Mohler, Driscoll, Wilson and the rest, but they don’t lack courage. In fact, our nuanced positions are only possible because they are out there on the fence line, since if they weren’t, we’d have to be. As Jack Nicholson famously put it in A Few Good Men, “Deep down in places you don’t talk about at parties, you want me on that wall. You need me on that wall.” Many of us know what that feels like.
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