1. The great flaw of social contact theory is the assumption that one is or should be born into the commonwealth of one’s father.
2. Although it is possible to be baptized into the faith of one’s father, no one can inherit his walk with God.
3. Theory sometimes ignores what art exalts: a political scientist does not know what to do about the individual—which a politician might make into a god.
4. Ethnicity is not a determination of essence.
5. While it is said that there is as much genetic variation within a racial group as there is between any two races, rather than persuading us that race is an obsolete concept, this statement has only illustrated how appearances have priority in the hermeneutic of the masses.
6. A great aid to injustice is a large government in which the unjust man may hide behind bureaus and agencies, so that when the injured cry out and point to “the government,” no one steps forward to receive the blame.
7. We say, “We are a part of the body of Christ,” and it was Christ who said to cut off the hand and stab out the eye if they cause sin.
8. A system offers the individual temporary comfort but provides no immunity from ultimate judgment.