“Let’s not forget that Big Bird is six years old and Elmo is only three… but whatever, OK Groomer!”
On a deeper level, what is missing in so much of today’s art is the goal of what Roger Scruton argued is, ‘reclaiming beauty’.
To claim then that the abuse of women and children is “learnt” falsely implies that it wouldn’t have existed if European colonisation had never occurred. Indeed, it relies on the tired and offensive trope of the “noble savage”.
“At the epicentre of the coming evangelical catastrophe is a new religion—or, more specifically, a new cult…”
“If you remain silent when you ought to speak out against them, then your silence is tantamount to betrayal.”
Significantly, the vast majority of Aboriginal deaths in custody are experienced by those with pre-existing health conditions, rather than anything to do with police violence or ‘systemic racism’.
As has now become clear, Israel Folau lost his job as a professional athlete simply for paraphrasing a passage from the Bible. We know this is the case, since Miranda Devine subsequently reported in The Daily Telegraph, that Folau’s choice to post online would have been a problem, even if Folau had chosen to quote the Bible.
We are on the cusp of what could be labelled as ‘therapeutic totalitarianism’.
“So, let me get this straight. Peterson is a Nazi simply basically because he exhorts young men to take responsibility and clean their room. Yeah…I still don’t get the link?”
“Indeed, you seem to understand the Christian message better than many church leaders.”
Communism is the new black, and it’s finding its latest iteration in the West through the leftist agenda of sexual identity politics. But as with every other form of socialism, it is already manifesting the underlying totalitarian tendencies.
“The ultimate example of that in principle is supposed to be Christ. But I don’t know what to do with that…it seems to me to be oddly plausible.”
“Jesus was undoubtedly the greatest moral teacher in history,” Latham said.
The unspoken message is that sexual intercourse between teenagers is fine as long as girls make sure it is protected and boys make sure they have proper consent.
One of the best pieces of advice I ever received about preaching was to first write out the passage by hand.
“How many sheep are outside, how many wolves within!”
Do you remember how before the redefinition of marriage people were saying that nothing would change, as well as how any mention of a ‘slippery slope’ was fear-mongering?
It’s time for Christians everywhere to grow a backbone and stop being “evan-gelly-fish”.
So, there was a ‘conspiracy’ after all?! It’s just that, according to Time, the collusion was warranted because Trump was such a tyrant and as such, the very foundations of democracy were at stake.