The sub-heading of the article below reads “Beliefs are no longer the province of the individual.”
Really? To what and where do these beliefs thusly cling and belong? Where do they exist? And this dung is written by two so-called highly educated men. One a university professor [need I write more?]
Secular. Sinful. No matter the level of education, the IQ, the success still residing in utter darkness among the walking dead. The foolish. The lost.
Any group, any organization, any nation is comprised of INDIVIDUALS and represents the BELIEFS of that group, that organization, that assembly, that nation. It isn’t all and only the media folks. Get over that lie and nonsense already will you?
What’s that? The majority doesn’t BELIEVE what the mainstream media is putting forward?
Well, the belief among that silent majority must be then that they can’t, won’t, it doesn’t matter what they say or do because the media determines everything. Why? Because that’s the lie, the BELIEF that has been adopted and accepted.
Wake up, people!
Stop blaming everything under the sun, moon, and stars on everything else but that reflection in the mirror!
Can an individual alter the mainstream media? The lies? Take on the federal government? Ahh, perhaps not as most imagine — but if that individual, along with other of like-mind, had the faith they profess to have? And they placed that faith in the Lord God? Truly? And lived in prayer? Big prayer, faithful prayer? Perhaps things would change. But even if they didn’t? And it wasn’t going how an individual liked or wanted, as their group or community liked or wanted? If they are TRULY His, TRULY in the Word, TRULY disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ all of this, none of this temporal, nationalistic stuff matters.
What would and should matter is the gospel. Which is Jesus Christ.
What would and should matter are not the corrupt people and events of this world which shall pass away and all things here forgotten.
What should matter is eternity. Where each soul will spend theirs. And if living to the best of our ability according to the Word of God.
Ahh, there’s the rub! Who wants to do that, right? Vainly, foolishly imagining what matters here in front of them is what matters most.
How tragic. How sad. How so many eternities will be spent needlessly.
So many thinking they know better than God. Reducing God to our level. Arguing with God. Denying God.
How tragic. How sad. How so many eternities will be spent needlessly…
Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.
John 3:36 — English Standard Version
Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
Isaiah 5:20 — English Standard Version
Every article that appears here on ACP of a political leaning, a current event revelation is published here solely — SOLELY — for anyone happening upon them to take the time to come to the understanding of how EVERYTHING EVERYONE does is of a fulfilling of Bible prophecy nature. It’s all about — IT’S ALL ABOUT THE ESCALATING SPIRITUAL WAR — that no one is exempt from and everyone is a soldier in.
Either AWOL. Or on one side or the other. But no one is a mere spectator.
This is why any and every article of a political nature, a current event nature is found here. NOT because I foolishly imagine an election is going to alter anything. Human nature is what it is. From creation. From the Garden of Eden. Throughout all of history. No matter where. No matter when. No matter who.
Man and woman are corrupt. Not inherently good as is the prevailing delusion and lie.
Man and woman are sick, yes, but there is no worldly fix. No worldly offered up remedy.
There is no REAL separation of the spiritual and the state. No matter what may be written or demanded by any man or woman or group.
For every person — every single individual — is either of a spiritual nature to serve this world and the prince of the air, the god of this world for a season, the devil. Satan. Pure and simple.
Or, they are of a spiritual nature, truly transformed by the Supernatural power of the Holy Spirit of God to serve the Lord. To walk according to the teachings of the whole Word of God.
There are no other camps, places, groups, organizations, parties, places to go or belong to.
Not according to me.
According to the Word of God.
According to the Creator Who most deny, mock, ignore, and imagine they know better than —even though every breath they take, every heartbeat of theirs, every morsel of food, their abodes, everything they have is only possible because of the mercies of the One True God. The Lord Jesus Christ. The Holy Spirit.
And tragically only a remnant of the people on this earth know this, believe this, and strive to live this daily.
What uniform do you put on daily and wear? Which campfire do you sit around? What side in this escalating spiritual war are you fighting on?
Because it’s about more than here. It’s all about where your spirit, your soul will reside for ETERNITY.
And just as there are only two options here?
There are only two options then as well.
It’s either heaven or hell, baby, it’s either heaven or hell!
Both are real.
And every person who has ever lived is living, or is yet to be born will have their spirit, their soul reside for eternity in one place or the other.
No other way.
No other possibility.
Then Christ the Lord. God. The Holy Spirit.
Or, keep following the men and women of this perverted, fallen, rotting from within the world and see how far that gets you…
While politics and worldly events consume realize that is also in part the work of the devil. To keep as many people from the truth and running around in circles, so occupied, so fearful, so consumed in the here and now they refuse to pause. Go to God. Go to the Word of God. Read. Study. Pray. Meditate — take the time to quietly alone, in secret, THINK on what is within the Word of God.
It’s all Entertainment Tonight, Today, and Always.
It’s all sleight-of-hand. It’s all distractions and delusion. Illusion
And while endless argument and debate rages with regard to left versus right, the audience is kept distracted not realizing what the right hand is doing because the show focuses on the left hand, and in truth it takes both hands working their evil to bring about what it is we all can see, hear, smell if we’re paying attention and can be truly objective. Possess logic, rational thought. Use the good mind that God gave us.
If we’re willing to come out of the darkness and into the light.
If we shed the mantle of the walking dead and embrace the Way, the Truth, the Light, and the Life!
The Lord Jesus Christ.
And not only embrace, truly be transformed by the Spirit of God. To be His disciple. To make Jesus not only Saviour — but LORD of one’s life.
Evil grows stronger. Only because we the people grow weaker and more lost. Turned to fables, self-centeredness imagining ourselves gods not in need of God, not in need of Jesus Christ, not in need of the Holy Spirit [which is denied and rarely mentioned or thought of even by those professing to be Christians — imagine that!], not in need of the Word of God.
Perhaps if sin and turning from God did not abound to the degree it does the people of this world would not be how it is and things would not be going as they are — and will [unless individual revival, individual repentance abounds].
Pick up a Bible and come to know the history, the truth, both past, present, and future.
Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
ACP — A Crooked Path
Compulsory Racist Training
Beliefs are no longer the province of the individual.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Reprinted from FrontPageMag
Webster’s unabridged dictionary defines the term compulsory as “required by law or a rule; obligatory.” Welcome to the politicized world of Americans. Since words now matter more than ever before, it is important to use the correct word at all times and no “incorrect” words! “Compulsory” should not be allowed to masquerade as “Critical” but it has.
Freedom of speech enshrined in and protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution has finally come a cropper, at least for conservatives. CRT, or Critical Race Theory, spawned by the Marxist intellectual elite in our colleges and universities, has taken hold of how we think, speak, and act in our everyday lives. It is enforced by the cancel culture that is no longer limited to progressive imbeciles spewing divisive drivel on social media and has been speciously elevated (by the legacy media) to extend it beyond academics to society at large. Its proponents believe it constitutes a legitimate and worthy social construct. The time has come to call it out for what it is—an effort to disingenuously reset the premise of all issues of race so desperately needing an honest debate in these challenging times.
As the CitiJournal’s John Sailer has written, “Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) [CRT’s first cousin] has almost single-handedly propounded the pedagogical concept of ‘social and emotional learning’ (SEL).” To hell with objectivity in math and the sciences. Three times three is no longer permitted to equal nine, because that microagresssively ignores the needs of eight and ten, themselves some secret code for race, gender or other self-identifications that only the truly Woke can perceive. As long as the left is permitted to write the rule book, the right will never have a level playing field.
Heather Mac Donald writes of a once highly regarded astronomer, John Kormendy, whose paper was scrubbed from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences despite the paper passing a rigorous three-person peer review process. The rub as Mac Donald says is Kormendy’s aim to reduce the role of individual subjectivity in scientific hiring and tenure processes. It would appear that the National Academy of Sciences has forgotten scientific objectivity in favor of deep, CRT subjectivity. The new standard is whether or not methods and research help or hinder females and underrepresented minorities in STEM subjects. Notwithstanding its arguably superficial appeal, is this not contrary to the very foundation of the scientific method itself?
The academy is not the only unlevel playing field for CRT these days. Corporate America is becoming decidedly woke. For example, Christopher Rufo details CRT at AT&T. For all intents and purposes, it might as well be universities like Columbia, Harvard or U.C. Berkeley. “As part of the overall initiative, employees are asked to sign a loyalty pledge to ‘keep pushing for change,’ with suggested ‘intentions’ such as ‘reading more about systemic racism’ and ‘challenging others’ language that is hateful.’ ‘If you don’t do it,’ the senior employee says, ‘you’re [considered] a racist.’” So, like in the movie Cool Hand Luke, the hard sciences and corporate America demand getting your mind right. CRT is unabashedly Compulsory Racist Training. Its goal is not to advance race relations in our times, but rather to further divide us as a society and make us ever more vulnerable to those who seek control of our liberty and freedom at all costs, by anointing themselves society’s gatekeepers.
It is no longer permitted just to live your life in peace, even if you harbor no prejudices or bigotry: you must now be conscripted into the Army of the Woke and given a duty assignment. If you go AWOL, a scarlet “R” for Racist is emblazoned on your chest, banishing you from society, perhaps even depriving you of your livelihood like Raiders former coach John Gruden. How can you possibly work as a (fill in the blank) if you do not realize you got your job only through white privilege, and not through education, training, performance, talent or skill?
The exponents of CRT seek to purge our history of all things shameful or unpleasant. As Rufo explains in Imprimis, “Critical race theorists, masters of language construction, realize that ‘neo-Marxism’ would be a hard sell. Equity, on the other hand, sounds non-threatening and is easily confused with the American principle of equality.” Supplanting America’s white racist past with a colored racist future amplifies–not expunges–the damage inflicted over hundreds of years.
From the day slavery was abolished up to, perhaps ten years ago, we prosecuted a transformation toward racial equality unlike any experienced in the history of the world, rendering our country inarguably the least racist on the planet. Yes, further enlightenment never hurts but sadly, in recent years, the race peddlers have somehow usurped the leadership role in this quest, and replaced those who genuinely care about equality (this category includes the overwhelming majority of people of all races, creeds and colors) with those who steal their path to power. This theft is compounded by pretending that every action, inaction, and reaction occurring every day is the product of systemic racism, despite the abundance of evidence to the contrary in what was finally becoming a post-racial society.
Compulsory Race Training is just that—compulsory. You have no choice but to think and be woke at all times, and in every situation. America has prided itself on being the place in the world where we aren’t told how or what to think…until now.
History is our greatest teacher. Events of the day are often misunderstood and predicated upon assumptions and beliefs that are later realized to have been wrong. In many cases, it is only when our history is examined with the benefit of hindsight, some twenty, fifty or even hundreds of years later, that we are able to grasp the errors of our ways. This is indeed sad but equally true. If we erase that history, as appears to be the prime objective of CRT, we lose the benefit of that experience, fail to learn from the errors of our ways, and only ensure that we will repeat those errors again, rather than learn from them and give ourselves a fighting chance at improving our lot.
Compulsory Racist Training must be routed out at all levels and relegated to the trash bin of equally pernicious parts of our history. Jim Crow, you know who you are. But this can only happen if we identify it for what it is. CRT, thy name is racial prejudice and bigotry.
Kent Runnells practices real estate law, receiving his law degree from the University of Illinois. He grows coffee down in Central America as an advocation.
Loyd Pettegrew is a Professor Emeritus in Organizational Communication at the University off South Florida. He received an interdisciplinary doctorate in Communication and Psychology from the University of Michigan.