There is indeed a battle for the mind. From the Christian perspective this may be summed up in “acquire the mind of Christ” (cf. 1 Cor. 2:16; Phil. 2:5).
Humanity may have various “minds.” The importance of the mind and its function in human life have even been acknowledged by the secular world. Thus, there are many powers striving to hold sway and influence over the minds of people.
Again from the Christian perspective, if “thoughts determine our lives” (Elder Thaddeus) then we must be cognizant of when certain forces seek to even subtly alter our perception.
It is my opinion that one of the underlying agendas involved in the current C-virus crisis is exactly an experiment in manipulating human thoughts and minds.
I ran across an article from someone I respect, and I still do, but I was disappointed to read that in the said article it stated: “Extremists…
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