In my application for admission to the Evergreen State College, I was asked to include a two-page personal statement on why I should be considered qualified for admission, and what I'd plan to do with an Evergreen degree. On the part where I explain why I find political activism important, this is what I wrote...
The Orthodox Church teaches that every human being is an icon of Christ. Therefore, to uphold the dignity of the individual is to serve the Most High God. Rather than popular trends and punditry, my inspiration to affect change stems from our calling to be the light of the world. When civil rulers confess with their lips but deny with their actions, it is the duty of true believers to stand up in the name of justice.
I hope that they wouldn't deny admission merely for being open on one's true reason for attending their school.