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June 15, 2020

The Morning Rant

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During his sermon a couple of weeks ago, our pastor mentioned that recent events had caused to think about "privilege", what it is and what it means. He suggested that a better word for it might be 'blessings'. He didn't specifically say this, but that fits in very well with the idea that progressivism is a heresy of Christianity. It's actually not dignified enough to be a heresy, it's more like a parody or lampoon.

The word 'blessing' carries with it the idea of fortune and favor, and concomitant gratitude, while 'privilege' immediately brings to mind envy, resentment, and bitterness. All of progressive religion is wrapped around those three (negative) things.

The problem is, you can't build a civilization on envy, resentment, and bitterness. That's a one-way ticket to barbarism. And this is why the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone will fail. I mean, other than the fact that they're all a bunch of idiots. CHAZ is probably filled with envy, resentment, and bitterness. Those kids are part of the most privileged, wealthy, and entitled generation that's ever existed, yet who among them have ever achieved anything they can be proud of? They all have smart phones that gives them the world literally at their fingertips and all they can do is rail and curse the world that gave them these things.

Another aspect of the progressive religion is that its disciples are taught that the reason they don't have what they think they want (influence, success, a girlfriend) is because someone is deliberately preventing them from getting these things. This entity has been called such names as "The Man" or "The System" but lately has been called "White Privilege." Like this is a zero-sum game where all of the white guys have taken all of it before anyone had the chance.

But this obviously isn't true. That always hasn't been the case. In other times and places, if you were born a serf, there was little chance you could ever be anything else. But America has been the country that provides the greatest chance that a poor person could attain a significantly better, more prosperous life.

But it's not some carefully guarded guild secret known to but a few. There are a number of ways to express the preconditions of privilege, but here is the way I like to describe it: The Ten Commandments. Yeah, yeah, boring, I know. But read them. Study them. Think about them. Try to build your life around them: Honor God. Honor your parents. Don't take things that aren't yours. Restrain your violent impulses. Restrain your sexual impulses. Never make false accusations. Do not envy (there's that word again) others when they are blessed in ways that you aren't.

Mind you, this is not an absolute guarantee of success for individuals, but over time, a culture that follows these rules will be healthier, wealthier, and more successful than those that don't. These are the building blocks of a superior civilization.

And people who follow the rules should never, ever have to apologize to those who don't.

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Friday's celebs: pre-MILF Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick appeared in the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show back in the day. It was a more innocent world then. Frank N. Furter is just kind of boring nowadays.

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