Honor Your Father and Mother

Part 9. Very few societies in history have shown less regard for honouring parents, and older people, than ours does. Why is this? There are a whole range of reasons, but underneath it all is this: our culture has no hope beyond death. We trumpet the value of youth to distract ourselves from dying.


Krish Kandiah is the founder and director of Home for Good (homeforgood.org.uk), a charity finding loving adoptive and foster homes for vulnerable children. He is also an author, speaker, husband, father, adopted dad, foster carer and president of the London School of Theology.