Sunday, July 1, 2012
City Harvest Church playing with fire
The loss of credibility, reputation and face is greater than the fear of a guilty outcome and going to prison. Following a close second must be the fear of the loss of donations.
Communism may be dead but Karl Marx warning about religion being the opiate of the people is very much alive.
With twenty five more days to the next appearance in court, that's a lot of time for working things up preparing for career martyrdom. Who knows, they might go as far to suggest that they were following in the steps of John Banyan even! Nothing could be further from the truth.
This is becoming a very sensitive issue for the prosecution and the Cabinet. I wonder how far these CHC leaders are willing to raise the stakes. If ever we get to the point where there is a rising chorus for using the ISA, these folks will really be in hot soup. In a different environment under LKY, I imagine they would have been hauled in already. The old man will never give you the chance to rally your troops.
Don't force the government's hand to choose the bad to prevent the worse. Public opinion would not be on your side.
Posted by PengYou at 8:26 AM