Saturday, January 27, 2007

Paradise Lost

I've long been puzzled why the liberal/left is seemingly hell bent on destroying the very platform that gives them the freedom to exist?

Akin to this is the strange thought processes that appear to relish big government - under their control, as if that control would last past the moment bureaucratic mass reached some tipping point.

Timothy Birdnow has an piece up here that offers a possible answer.
So, Christianity and Judaism, by giving the World Separation of Church and State, destroyed the old pagan order and splintered the power of the collective will. To those who believe in this collective and the exercise of the will of society over the individual, there can be no worse crime.
I have a few nitpicks with parts of his thesis, but he provides AN answer. Beyond all his intellectual pontificating he hit the nail so soundly with:
A racist, sexist, homophobic, power-mad society such as ours deserves to be taught a lesson! Even if the teacher is racist, sexist, homophobic, and power-mad, they aren't Western, Christian, or White! They aren't Dick Cheney! Power to the people!
that I forgive all the references to many long dead philosophers.

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