Desertion Quotes by Nancy Pearcey, Seneca the Elder, J. P. Donleavy, Christian Nestell Bovee, Susan Glaspell, Stephen Colbert and many others.
The Lord Jesus died for the ungodly. He was obedient at all costs : He bore everything, and went down into the dust of death, man‘s hatred, God’s desertion, and Satan‘s power ; we find Him there at the cost of everything. Everything that was against us was done away. By one man‘s obedience many are made righteous.
The fundamentalist violence is, so is it, an attempt to increase the stakes, i.e. to discourage the potential desertions by showing that defection will cost them dear, that those who adopt other values will be persecuted or even killed.
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.