Friday, August 13, 2010

What has 'stranger danger' achieved?

"Our society seems to be increasingly full of fearful, defensive, aggressive people anxiously clinging to their property and inclined to look at the surrounding world with suspicion, always expecting an enemy to suddenly appear, intrude, and do harm"

Henri Nouwen Reaching Out: the three movements of the spiritual life New York: Doubleday 1975. 73

1 comment:

byron smith said...

Stranger danger and child's play.

You might like Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear by Scott Bader-Saye.