The Rise of Russia?

All Along the Watchtower

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Times change, and we change with them. But it is an odd thing for someone of my age (72) to see Russia posing as the champion of Christian values against a West which has all but abandoned them in the name of ‘tolerance’ and ‘diversity’.  In his recent speech to the Russian Assembly, President Putin said:

“Today, many nations are revising their moral values and ethical norms, eroding ethnic traditions and differences between peoples and cultures. Society is now required not only to recognise everyone’s right to the freedom of consciousness, political views and privacy, but also to accept without question the equality of good and evil, strange as it seems, concepts that are opposite in meaning. This destruction of traditional values from above not only leads to negative consequences for society, but is also essentially anti-democratic, since it is carried out on the basis of abstract, speculative ideas, contrary…

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