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A friend shared this Huffington Post story with me this morning. Here is the opening paragraph:
I am a 40-something attorney and mother who lives in a quiet neighborhood with a yard and a garage full of scooters and soccer balls. I often walk with my children to get ice cream and spend weekends hiking through a national park. I am not the type of person who would normally consider becoming a Satanist, but these are not normal times.
This is, sadly, not the first time that someone has embraced evil to gain power over others. It is the plot of nearly every biblical and fantasy story. And here is the second paragraph:
Like so many other women in the United States, when I learned of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, my first reaction was not grief but fear. I fear that American citizens are inching closer to living in a theocracy or dictatorship and that the checks meant to prevent this from happening are close to eroding beyond repair.
The self-delusion going on here would be impressive if it was not destroying her life and probably her family. She sees clearly the conservative theocracy that is always imminent but never arrives while being completely blind to the theocratic, dictatorial nature of progressivism. This is what the media does, they find someone that needs help, someone susceptible to manipulation, and parades them around for entertainment like some reality TV show. It is disgusting.
Abortion worshippers desperately want the argument against abortion to be solely theological so that they can dismiss it without engagement. The argument that life is sacred is, for some, a theological claim. For others, including atheists and agnostics, it is a virtue ethic. The argument that conception produces a living human organism is a biological observation. That is, the argument against abortion is based on, as they say, science.
Politics is soul-destroying, and if allowed it will consume every sphere of your life. So many people are looking for meaning and belonging in the wrong places. We all need help from time to time, that is nothing to be ashamed of, but do not look for it in politics or the media. For there you will find only rage, ruin, and decay.Published in