Skip to comments.Walesa Wants New Secular ‘Ten Commandments’
Posted on 10/21/2013 10:58:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Polish Nobel peace laureate Lech Wałęsa on Monday called for a new secular Ten Commandments to underpin universal values, addressing a summit of Nobel Peace Prize winners in Warsaw.
We need to agree on common values for all religions as soon as possible, a kind of secular Ten Commandments on which we will build the world of tomorrow, he said in an opening speech kicking off the three-day summit.
Besides universal values, the international community needs to focus on the economy of tomorrow, he said.
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“Honor thy father and thy father”
“Honor thy mother and thy mother”
“I am the Lord, thy Environment. Thou shalt not have strange gods before me.”
There are no universal values in secularism. Where could they come from? If they come from men, they can’t be universal, because they would be subject to our “cultural biases”. If they come from someone other than men, secularists won’t accept them.
You would think he’d be warier of social orders built upon unaided human intellect.
Uhhh, how can anything secular be considered "universal"? Apart from God there is no basis for an objective ethic. Apart from God there is only social conventiona and personal preferance.
Lech’s going Commie on us.
How about the Bill of Rights?
Lech was the right man at the right time. He’s not exactly Solzhentisyn in the deep thought department, and has probably been hanging around some bad apples who are doing a good job of steering him. A great and decent man, badly miscasting himself.
The ‘Great’ Lech Walesa, champion of ‘solidarity’ in the face of real Communism, who had a great silent contributing partner in the last late pope, as history has recorded, has just lifted his cur leg, and wet that other guy’s headstone!
Karma may happen, but I tend to entertain the idea, with this new profound statement of accepted humanist secularism, that there might be someone who would take this as a direct insult, and take some kind of some action to vindicate the late John Paul 2.
Secret service agent since 1970, codename ‘Bolek’.
Jesus take us now, this is clearly a setup for the “beast” in revelations!
There is a really obvious and good reason for that
Didn’t they try that once and millions of Jews among others were killed? I say this is a very bad idea!~
Sorry, Lech, but limiting any socialist to only 10 Commandments isn’t going to work. Ten thousand, maybe.
I don’t believe that...I think that was disinformation put out by the Communists to try to discredit him.
BTW there is a new movie coming out about Walesa directed by Andrzej Wajda.
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