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Offline midcan5

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'America’s New Religions'
« on: December 10, 2018, 06:04:23 PM »
While there are bits of this essay I disagree with, it is still fascinating and I think hits on many truths today.

Political cults are filling the space left by the decline of organized faiths.

"And so we’re mistaken if we believe that the collapse of Christianity in America has led to a decline in religion. It has merely led to religious impulses being expressed by political cults. Like almost all new cultish impulses, they see no boundary between politics and their religion. And both cults really do minimize the importance of the individual in favor of either the oppressed group or the leader."

'America’s New Religions'

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/andrew-sullivan-americas-new-religions.html

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Offline Sick Of Silence

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Re: 'America’s New Religions'
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2018, 07:07:39 PM »
Liberalism is killing the religion and offering the political cult at the same time.
Social Media are multi-national billion dollar corporations with foreign investors that are going unchecked with the power to effect our election process.

"Book burnings" have evolved into "de-plat forming". Its the same principles behind both: to eliminate accessible knowledge.

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Re: 'America’s New Religions'
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2018, 05:10:28 AM »
Liberalism is killing the religion and offering the political cult at the same time.
True, Liberalism is antithesis to established religion, as is Islum to our Founding Documents.
Makes sense why the left would gravitate towards Muscum.
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Re: 'America’s New Religions'
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2018, 09:29:45 AM »
Liberalism is more than a political cult. Sure, on the surface it looks like liberals worship politics. But a deeper look into their beliefs reveals the 2nd oldest religion on earth --- Satanism!
Its Satanism, plain and simple. Nothing new under the sun.
"The heauens are thine, the earth is thine: thou hast layed the foundation of the rounde world, and al that therin is."
~ Psalm 89:11, 1537 Matthew-Tyndale Bible

 

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