Skip to comments.Does the Left Hate Altruism?
Posted on 11/25/2021 2:23:52 AM PST by Kaslin
For years the media and radical left have been fighting to divide Americans, destroy our national identity, and dissolve the fabric of our society, the belief “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” In its place, they have inserted a brainwashed culture that believes that just by having the wrong skin color you are inherently racist and lack empathy, that there are gross disparities between Americans of different skin color due to systemic racism, and that certain communities will be forever guilty of their ancestors’ past sins.
Ultimately, the media and radical left have been waging a war of identity politics, attacking our very foundation as racist and backward, despite the freedom and wealth it has provided to so many of us in today’s America. This war ignores the fact that a vast majority of people could care less about race and politics and would rather focus their time caring for their families and being good neighbors. Yet, the media continues to peddle perpetual racist snobbery that makes us hate each other. This is neither productive nor healthy.
In place of this media-focused campaign of self-loathing and woke ideology, Americans need to push back and reiterate the concepts of life, liberty, and happiness, remembering that we are created equally. This refocus on basic foundational principles will realign our nation’s thinking, and strengthen a shared cultural background, regardless of skin color.
A strong political leader has the awesome capacity to develop this mindset once more. Consider the words of John W. Gardner, who explained that leaders have the “significant role in creating the state of mind that is the society.
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The left is the modern version of Judas
Jhn 12:4 - But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected,
Jhn 12:5 - “Why wasn’t this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year’s wages.
Jhn 12:6 - He did not say this because he cared about the poor
but because he was a thief;
as keeper of the money bag,
he used to help himself
to what was put into it.
Commies are all thieves and liars at heart
Exactly! Well said.
The purpose of being progressive is to not be altruistic.
It is better to continuously whine about black inequality than to think of something good
The Left hates altruism because it is voluntary.
Watch out when someone quotes John W. Gardner, who was HEW Secretary under LBJ ( think Great Society) and founder of Common Cause— a divisive liberal non-profit whose commitment to unity was the same character as Joe Biden’s, maybe without the poisonous malice of wanting to put sociopaths into the streets to gain political power. Better to quote Arthur Brooks who wrote “Who Really Cares” 15 years ago. He had an honest journey when he set out to research charitable giving, from expecting to find bleeding heart “liberals” to be more charitable, to finding very much the opposite. So much so that he found conservatives even donated blood at a much higher volume. He also found in conversations with Europeans that charity is virtually dead there as the attitude is the government can do it. Brooks’ closing argument was that children growing up in families with a charitable, serving outlook were happier and purpose driven ( I suppose that’s why Gardner’s quote sounds ok, though his actual projects belie the theme). Also , recognize Brooks went on to head AEI and now at Harvard Kennedy School, so there is a question of being unequally yoked.https://www.aei.org/op-eds/trump-and-i-disagreed-at-the-national-prayer-breakfast-but-we-listened-to-each-other/
Simple answer is YES
The left hates anything and everything that isn't the left. All they care about is power and control. It is their Raison d'être. If anything gets in the way of acquiring more power and control, it is hated, it must be destroyed.
Note, a United States of America where people have true freedom and liberty stands squarely in the way of the left. Therefore...
That is where the Left comes from.
I have always said that Judas was the first socialist.
You misunderstand their motivation. They sincerely believe socialism is the ultimate altruistic cause because it promises equal outcome for all. They consider themselves the only ones capable of bringing about about this condition of equity, therefore anything they do in pursuit of that goal is morally — not merely justified but — mandatory.
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