February 5, 2010

Ends up as a Racket

Up to now, America has not been a good milieu for the rise of a mass movement. What starts out here as a mass movement ends up as a racket, a cult, or a corporation.

—Eric Hoffer, [The Temper of Our Time][temper], quoted by Carl Trueman, [The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind][scandal]

[temper]: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Eric_Hoffer#The_Temper_of_Our_Time_.281967.29 [scandal]: http://www.9marks.org/CC/ejournal/2010v7-1/article_trueman.htm


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