If you want utopia . . .

. . . then repent,  believe and wait.

But don’t expect to find it in this life.

Sadly, too many people naively think we can have a utopia in this life and they drive untold carnage in their misguided efforts.

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  1. I love a line from a book by Christian psychologist Larry Crabb: “There is a worm in everything.” We too often strive for heaven on earth when we are clearly told that all creation is fallen.

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  2. In the immortal words of William F. Buckley, don’t immanentize the eschaton.

    At least in the last couple centuries, more large-scale evil has been the result of attempts to bring about a heaven on earth, than the result of mundane greed and vice.

    But — and this may be nitpicky, Neil — Heaven isn’t “utopia.” The term literally means “nowhere.”

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