Authority as God & Slavery



In ancient Rome, Auctoritas referred to the general level of prestige a person had in Roman society, and, as a consequence, his clout, influence, and ability to rally support around his will. Auctoritas was not merely political, however; it had a numinous content and symbolized the mysterious “power of command” of heroic Roman figures.

28When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, 29because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law (Torah, the Persian/Babylonian Religious Leaders, Pharisees).  Matthew 7:

What is Authority?  It is your ability to Persuade with Reason.  But this Authority only works on people that Recognize the Authority of Reason, it doesn’t work on people that only Recognize their own Authority (Psychopaths & Tyrants) or those that only Recognize the Authority of Physical Violence.  This is what separated the Sheep from…

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