“Hey, what if God really *does* love everyone? Like, really, actually, truly, fully loves them?
What difference would that make in how you see yourself?
Now — what if we’re *really* supposed to love others like he does?
What difference would that make in how you see others and how you treat others, especially those with whom you disagree?
What if God really *does* relentlessly, without qualification, actually, wholly, truly loves everyone?” Michael Britt
The following is adapted from a talk delivered at Hillsdale College on October 3, 2023, during a conference on “U.S. Intelligence: History and Controversies.” We need the CIA, but we also need to recognize the uncomfortable reality that the CIA is not performing at the level we require. It is not keeping us safe. It