"'What are your politics?'"

Sixty years ago Mrs. Eddy released this statement to the Boston Post after a number of requests for her political opinions: "I am asked, 'What are your politics?' I have none, in reality, other than to help support a righteous government; to love God supremely, and my neighbor as myself." The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p. 276; The newspaper reported that Mrs. Eddy had always believed that eligible voters should vote.

Most of us vote at elections, declare ourselves as party members or independents, and actively participate in local community affairs in order to ensure the effective process of good government at every level. But what if the issues are confusing? How do we know who or what to vote for? How should we act when faced with political decisions?

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