Archive for July 26, 2012
The blogosphere and commentariat has been all agog over statements by Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy, who gave his frank opinion on same-sex marriage. On the Ken Coleman radio show, he offered this wisdom:
We’re inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say we know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage. And I pray God’s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude that thinks we have the audacity to redefine what marriage is all about.
Chick-fil-A is a privately held company that has made no secret of their corporate culture, which is built on an evangelical Christian foundation. Chick-fil-A stores are closed on Sundays. Hymns are piped into the PA system on the corporate campus.
Long ago, I learned that it’s unwise to (for example) put a political lawn sign out in front of a house for sale. The theory is that buyers would be just as likely to be turned off by my naked political posturing as they would be likely to be supportive of my views. (more…)