A Florida man died in October in an attempt to win an important contest. The purpose was to see who could eat the most live cockroaches. That surely is a cause worth dying for, right? Quite aside from the glory that would have come to him, had he not lost so decisively, the grand prize for the event was a swell pet python. You know, the kind that might eat anyone bright enough to not not recognize stupidity even when it looks at you from the mirror.
We were created to be imago dei, the image of God. Methinks we’re not doing too well.