What does Putin really believe about religion and his role as leader of Russia?
The Chicago Tribune headline article titled: Shattered Peace, reports the news of Purim decision to invade Ukraine and engage Europe once again in war brings up the Conundrum of why a man of religion would make this choice or decision?.
When asked his religious views in an interview question:
IME: Do you believe in a Supreme God?
PUTIN: Do you? … There are things I believe, which should not in my position, at least, be shared with the public at large for everybody’s consumption because that would look like self-advertising or a political striptease.661
The Purpose of This Post.
Is to relate ancient wisdom verses, and a Bible verse to discern if we should consider who we question: choose to they vote for as to whether they are true believers capable of making common sense choices for their Nation based on of religious morals or atheists’ beliefs.
Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright? (Proverb 20:11)
He whose conduct is blameless walks in safety, but he who walks in tortuous ways is found out. (Proverb 10:9)
“Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves” (Matthew 7:15).
What’s My Point?
The belief in freedom of religion in our Democrat Republic must be kept separate from our Nations laws to prevent false prophets from making choices for its citizens can be related to this Bible verse.
For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect” (Mark 13:22).
My point is to wonder why Putin decision to invade Ukraine should be surprised based on his background and actions while in office.
In My Opinion
If we discern Putin’s answer to the above question in relation to the history of Christianity beliefs based on this contemporary Psychology Today statement to opinion about answering religious questions.
“The believer is allowed to evade a confrontation with our nature, that we are a god-creating species. It’s one of the things we do best and recognizing this can promote rational thinking about religious belief.”
And the perhaps reason is answered in this following statement.
“Religious education being what it is in most schools, perhaps people just don’t know what the real religious landscape looks like.”
In other words, common sense wisdom is to choose a person to vote for by their actions in our contemporary times, because if f they have never been schooled to believe in religion, when asked their religious beliefs, they will evade the question.
In my opinion, Putin does not believe in religion and because he is what he is, there never was a doubt he would in invade Ukraine based on his actions in office.
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Is it wise or foolish for the USA to allow school choice to remedy what our future leaders to better understand “what the real religious landscape looks like?” In hopes when they mature in the future they may have better prepared with the knowledge of the wisdom and love how to avoid war so as not to shatter peace.
And ditto the above except for the world?
Should anyone asked if he or she believes in God be ashamed or evasive to answer the truth of their religious beliefs may be perceived as irrational?
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Regards and goodwill blogging.
Chicago Tribune – Shattered Peace
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