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Topic: Quimby Wisdom
Section: 40 - Chapter 17, Part 01 - The Poor Soldier
Table of Contents to this Topic
The poor soldier . . .
Love . . .
The life of woman . . .
The Poor Soldier
A crown of glory awaits
The poor soldier who fights for the leaders sinks under
the burden bound upon him. To keep up his courage, the
officers hold up the idea he is fighting for a great and good
And a crown of glory in heaven awaits those who die
upon the battlefield. This is all the happiness the privates
get. So they fight to keep society from ruin while their
reward is the satisfaction of fighting the devil and supporting
Reverse the tables, making the priest the soldier, tax
him to pay the former soldier for his instructions. Then it
would be shown how well their principle of action, which
they preach to others, applies to themselves.
Jesus saw through all this hypocrisy: that the God of
the heathen was not the God of peace, but of war, and this
same God is worshipped now as then. He is the most con-
venient God I know of. He listens to the North and the
South and leads their men on to battle and from the
prayers of his followers is as much interested in the vic-
tory as the winning party. All this sort of cant is kept up
with a certain solemnity of form as though there were real
truth in it. But the time will come when all this must give
way to a higher worship.