In Chapter 3 (The Constitution) Dr. Paul is talking about the un-Constitutionality of abortion when he writes this:
Let us remember, though, that the law can do only so much. The law isn't what allowed abortion; abortions were already being done in the 1960s against the law. The courts came along and conformed to the social and moral changes that were taking place in society. Law reflects the morality if the people. Ultimately, law or no law, it is going to be up to us as parents, as clergy, and as citizens-in the way we raise our children, how we interact and talk with our friends and neighbors, and the good example we give-to bring about the changes to our culture toward greater respect for life.
These poignant words are a sorrowful reminder of how low our culture has already debased itself. With our government consumed only with itself, is it any wonder that selfishness and greed are the spotlight character vices of today's world.
Abortion will continue, not only because the law allows it, but because the culture is shamelessly selfish and greedy.
Let this be a call to arms for all of us to reject greed and boldly stand against evil. We must be willing to sacrifice the temporary comforts of this life with a Heavenly perspective.
He is no fool, who gives up what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. - Jim Elliot