What do history's most notorious despots have in common with many of the flag-waving, patriotic politicians of our day? Both groups rise to power through the exploitation of fear, which has become a societal plague. There have been widespread casualties. We need an antidote. Feardom offers its readers a much-needed immunization.
A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit a different ward where the Bishop gave a great talk, one sentence of which I wrote down to preserve in memory:
The ultimate level of adoration is emulation.