Are You Gonna Make Me? The Issue of Authority: GodArchy 29


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By Michael Maharrey. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
What’s the difference between a country ruling over me and a religion ruling over me? Quite simply, I chose one and not the other. It all comes down to the issue of compulsion. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I consider the role of authority in our lives. We chose to submit to some authorities. Other authorities force our obedience. I contend that coercing somebody to submit to your will isn’t a morally or ethically legitimate way to relate to them. But why not? Tune in and I’ll explain. You can visit the GodArchy website at

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