Totalitarian systems call on their members to defer reason and judgment in crucial areas to an expert class. Those swept up in the mass formation are convinced to place their faith not in God or religion, but experts and science. Just like with religion, this new machine messiah demands sacrifice and a subordination of will to itself.
The feeling of moral superiority by those who continue to hold onto these falsehoods must be so high, that no amount of factual data, or evidence to the contrary, can shake them loose from those who cling to them. These fallacies are a problem, not just because they involve deception, but they also induce bigotry and sometimes even violence against “MAGA Republicans” and others who espouse conservative values.
Given the record of Democrat administrations abusing their power such as with the IRS targeting conservative organizations, and the FBI and CIA's involvement with the Russian Collusion Hoax, we can expect the DHS, with their new Ministry of Truth, to also be abused also to partisan ends.
Many on the left have divorced the gun's actions from human actions. When you do that, things like gun safety become mere abstractions. They don't realize that it's not the gun that's unsafe, it's the handler of that gun that is either safe or unsafe.
The “Infrastructure” plan. (talked about at length in episode 51.) Congress using the same “bait and switch” language in describing it. They're selling it as an infrastructure plan, but what you really get is about 7% infrastructure and the rest Green New Deal crony capitalism.
Thanks for listening this past year. I hope you'll stick around for season 2 of the LR podcast starting soon!
For the life so far of the podcast, our liberties have been under threat, particularly since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. It was surprising in some cases, just how easily some of our Constitutional rights such as the freedom of religion were lost.
When it comes to the chronic, existential crisis of keeping America a Constitutional Republic, we are in the autumn. With faith in ourselves and the Creator, this too shall pass. Christians and Jews have endured much greater tyranny than what some of our current political leaders have in mind for us.
He did without a hint of irony, suggest we could celebrate Independence Day and America's freedom, if we do exactly what the government tells us.
In an odd way, they've validated the Critical Theory that undergirds their political philosophy, the theory that posits that stronger groups will always subjugate weaker ones. Their recent actions would seem to support this theory.