Skip to comments.Who's responsible when America chooses death?
Posted on 02/16/2019 7:56:38 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Many of us like to blame God for our difficulties. The reason is that it absolves us of responsibility for our bad choices. It also ensures we wont recover.
Nations are groups of individuals clumped together, primarily by geography. In a democratic nation, if a majority of the voting population chooses wisely, the entire nation will benefit from those choices (even those who oppose the choices).
In a democratic republic, such as the United States, we are one step removed from our responsibility. We dont choose the policy directly; we choose the people who in turn choose the policies and make the laws we all have to live by.
In theory, choosing the people to govern us should yield greater consistency in laws with the long-term benefit. That was the intent of the Constitution in having each state legislature select their two senators to represent that state in the United States Senate. It added some stability to a House of Representatives that could change in its entirely in popular elections every two years. Again, stability. The 17th Amendment targeted that stability. Senatorial elections are now national funding targets, regardless of the state being represented.
But back to choice, everyones favorite word these days. I have the right to and you can fill in the rest. Just how many people do you hear of today running around telling everyone else, I have the responsibility to
Not very many.
At its most basic, choice boils down to what God offered the individuals that made up the nation Israel through Moses, very early in its history:
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I would state it’s the fault of those who promise a wonderful nation, knowing full well they are trying to destroy it.
I believe the Christian church has failed our society. Oh sure, you can find groups of Evangelical and Catholic individuals who actively oppose our culture of death, and I salute them, but if Christian leaders had possessed a combination of faith and courage over the past century, we would not be in the moral mess we’re in today.
Think about it. What does it mean when the President of the United States speaks more forcefully for life than any Protestant minister or Catholic priest, or even the pope himself?
“Think about it. What does it mean when the President of the United States speaks more forcefully for life than any Protestant minister or Catholic priest, or even the pope himself?”
Good point...... sad.
The clergy sold their collective soul to LBJ for 30 pieces of non-taxable silver in exchange for their silence: The Johnson Amendment.
Or perhaps they had already given it away.
If you have nothing to say, why not agree to shut up?
One example: "Once the tactic of infiltration of religious organizations was set by the Kremlin... the communists discovered that the destruction of religion could proceed much faster through the infiltration of the Church by communists operating within the Church itself. The communist leadership in the United States realized that the infiltration tactic in this country would have to adapt itself to American conditions and the religious makeup peculiar to this country. In the earliest stages it was determined that with only small forces available to them, it would be necessary to concentrate communist agents in the seminaries. The practical conclusion drawn by the Red leaders was that these institutions would make it possible for a small communist minority to influence the ideology of future clergymen in the paths conducive to communist purposes.... The policy of infiltrating seminaries was successful beyond even our communist expectations." - Manning Johnson, 1953
Manning Johnson was a member of the US Communist Party in the 30s and knew of their plans to use religion, all religions, to further their goals. His was not the only voice which sounded the alarm, btw.
A little footnote to this story: Joseph Stalin became an atheist and Marxist revolutionary while a student at Tiflis Theological Seminary, an arm of the Russian Orthodox Church.
“In a democratic nation, if a majority of the voting population chooses wisely ...”
Sorry, that’s more than my willing suspension of disbelief can handle. Diversity makes democracy into nothing more than a racial headcount.
Pure evil. Misery for the entire world. Nobody is safe, and, of course, fewer people will actually come to Jesus under the spell of Marxist “liberation theology” gobbledygook.
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