but then so is telling children that putting their hands in a fire will burn them. Or that crossing a busy road without looking might result in your being killed. It is important to research all these stories to determine the truth of the allegations and take precautions where necessary.
The government uses fear to control the population so they are also expert fear-mongers. If we examine their claims we often find that they are lying to us. This then makes us sceptical about everything they say.
It is then our responsibility singly or in concert to determine what the truth is. Fear can only be dispelled with faith and faith has as its proper object the truth.
"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)
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