Groomers and Lost Innocence

 

The Los Angeles Unified School District shared a video Saturday to their Instagram account, offering guidance on proper usage of “preferred pronouns.  I really don’t recommend that you look at the article or the video, it is heartbreaking and sickening.  But I suggest you must read the article to know what is being spoon fed  Shovel Fed  Intravenous Drip on Steroids fed into the malleable grey mush of our children’s heads.

@jennastocker wrote a very poignant post recently about our past being quite innocent, perhaps naive, and that sense of innocence being lost for today’s children.  Spoiled. Rotten. Not the children, the culture.

@dominiqueprynne wrote a post earlier today concerning her USAF daughter’s concern about failing the evergreen rules regarding woke subjects, particularly those associated with proper pronouns and affirmations. Like a grunt must be affirmed or they may pout, and your senior butt gets outed from the service.

These posts and articles are all related.  It made me wonder. Do schools, organizations, corporations who all push the woke narrative, do they ever even offer a traditional alternative viewpoint.  Is it only the Marxist method? Is there ever only one correct and indisputable viewpoint, all all others must be spurned, defiled, cancelled, denied?

I don’t think so.  It is my impression and experience, that there are no alternative viewpoints allowed. Parents who express their contrary opinions at school board meetings are censured and labeled domestic terrorists. Ditto in every other governmental or corporate entity.

So what to do?

@keithlowery had an excellent comment on a post by @Dr. Bastiat regarding discerning the difference between fringe theories and reality.

@keithlowery’s partial comment is profound.

So what to do?

Justice is turned back…for truth has died in the public square. – The prophet Isaiah

The left has worked very hard to create the widespread impression that openly speaking the truth carries steep social and financial risks. That may be. Or it might be that our perception of the risk has been intentionally curated using that very same negativity bias I mentioned above. It could be that we are just well and truly gaslit, one and all.

But we should speak the truth anyway, and without regard to the risk. We should, of course, be careful not to traffic in gossip and slander, but we should refuse to speak untruths about every single issue we encounter. Whether it is regarding the suspicious events that attended the last election or the biological gender of another person. Whatever it is, we should accept the social fallout of being stubborn truth-tellers. Whatever it is, we should refuse to be silenced and we should refuse ever to say things we don’t actually believe.

That is the only thing I know to do. It is the only thing I really can do. But others, who have lived with courage through dark times, will tell us that it is no small thing, this business of telling the truth.

The simple step of a courageous individual is not to partake in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the whole world. – Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

Let us all take the simple step to not partake in the lie.

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  1. Chris O Coolidge
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    Godfrey of Ibelin: Be without fear in the face of your enemies. Be brave and upright that God may love thee. Speak the truth always, even if it leads to your death. Safeguard the helpless and do no wrong. That is your oath.

    Yes, it’s just a quote from a movie, but it seemed on point.

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  2. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    Yes.  I try to do that every day, especially on my personal blog at RushBabe49.com.

     

    https://rushbabe49.com/2022/07/07/biden-bestowed-the-highest-civilian-honor-on-an-anti-police-homosexual-activist/

     

    https://rushbabe49.com/2022/06/04/repost-with-updates-now-theres-an-entire-month-pride-month/

     

     

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  3. Nohaaj Coolidge
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    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    Yes. I try to do that every day, especially on my personal blog at RushBabe49.com.

     

    https://rushbabe49.com/2022/07/07/biden-bestowed-the-highest-civilian-honor-on-an-anti-police-homosexual-activist/

     

    https://rushbabe49.com/2022/06/04/repost-with-updates-now-theres-an-entire-month-pride-month/

     

     

    Let every voice be multiplied.  I am so grateful yours is on our side.

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  4. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    To tell the truth is the only way to honorably serve G-d. Great post, nohaaj.

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  5. Nohaaj Coolidge
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    To tell the truth is the only way to honorably serve G-d. Great post, nohaaj.

    Thank you Susan, but frankly, I only read and linked to other great posts, and  copy/pasted @keithlowery ‘s comment from Dr Bastiat’s post.  They deserve the compliment, particularly Keith. 

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  6. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Nohaaj (View Comment):

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    To tell the truth is the only way to honorably serve G-d. Great post, nohaaj.

    Thank you Susan, but frankly, I only read and linked to other great posts, and copy/pasted @ keithlowery ‘s comment from Dr Bastiat’s post. They deserve the compliment, particularly Keith.

    You are too modest. Drawing those ideas together in a coherent and meaningful way takes a certain amount of care, intention and wisdom. Too often people just put up links and make us do the hard work. Well done.

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  7. Gary Robbins Member
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    There was a story at Real Clear Politics from Zero Hedge at https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/entertainment-companies-start-dumping-woke-content-viewership-tumbles which states:

    “They’ll never admit to it openly, but getting woke makes companies broke.  Hollywood has been overtly progressive for decades, but this is nothing compared to the social justice invasion since 2016.  After around five years of an unprecedented leftist onslaught on the entertainment industry we are finally starting to see the rampage lose oxygen.  There’s a weakness within woke productions that the alternative media has been pointing out for a long time – They don’t make a profit because they are designed to appease a minority of leftist zennials that don’t have any money.  This is the wrong crowd to rely on for cash flow.”     

    This cannot come fast enough.  

    If someone asks me for my pronouns, I am thinking of answering “Your Highness” or “Your Worship.”

     

     

     

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  8. I Walton Member
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    Yes. That’s our first task.  They will steal the election.  The upcoming by just enough to control both houses.  Then in 24, they have to take the White House and probably will.  What are we going to do between November  22 and 24?  If we continue to just talk, it’s over, not just for us, but for the world.   Over includes prosperity as well as freedom from China.  Why is nobody paying attention to what is going on?

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