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When he had said this, he spat on the ground and made mud with the saliva and spread the mud on the man’s eyes, saying to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means Sent).John 9:6-7, NRSV
Last time we left off with the claim that an embrace of meritocracy is one of two primary ways we 21st Century Americans like to answer the question, “Who sinned?“ It is a question that is really about blame. We need to know who is at fault?
While in an ancient world built on transcendent enchantment the search for who to blame was all about appeasing an offended deity, in our world of immanent disenchantment it often comes down to knowing who to shame.[Read more…] about Meritocracy