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Political Correctness and "Bashing"
http://www.apologeticspress.org ^ | 9/1/2013 | Dave Miller, Ph.D.

Posted on 09/30/2013 11:43:24 AM PDT by kimtom

The adverse impact of “political correctness” on American culture cannot be overstated. Its sinister influence has been monumental and subversive in the extent to which it has reshaped American values, literally driving the population farther away from its Christian moorings, and redirecting civilization toward hedonism, socialism, atheism, humanism, and a host of other anti-Christian philosophies. As Chicago University Professor Allan Bloom rightly documented in his bestseller, The Closing of the American Mind, the average college student in the last 50 years has been brainwashed to accept the notions that truth is relative, absolutism is therefore wrong, and that the only real virtue is openness and tolerance (1987, pp. 25-26). Intolerance, therefore, is the ultimate and only sin. Under the guise of “sensitivity” and “diversity,” political and social liberalism have contributed mightily to stripping from the American way of life its original values and moral principles that built America into the great nation she has been. As judge Robert Bork noted in his Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline, universities are subjecting students to “diversity training” as they are bullied, intimidated, and even coerced into avoiding language that is deemed “insensitive” to feminists, homosexuals, and others (now even Muslims)—those who fully intend to silence all opposition to their anti-Christian behavior (1996, pp. 214ff.,240,298ff.). These ideologies have been so sinister and pervasive in society for the last several decades that otherwise clear thinking Christian people—especially young people—have been unconsciously .......

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: culture; humanism; pc
.......Two cautionary considerations: First, there are those who claim to be Christian who have a reputation for conducting themselves like rabid dogs that bite, tear, and devour those who disagree with them (cf. Galatians 5:15). They resort to unchristian behavior and tactics under the guise that they are contending for the faith.....and......Second, not every difference of opinion on a particular matter merits public confrontation. In fact, sadly, much ungodly, unnecessary division has been foisted upon society, doing untold damage to the cause of Christ and the tranquility of the church.-Dave Miller, Ph.D.
1 posted on 09/30/2013 11:43:24 AM PDT by kimtom
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To: kimtom

That is an exceptional essay at the link and I am most grateful to you for posting it!

Megan


2 posted on 09/30/2013 11:59:23 AM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: kimtom

Relatively speaking , almost none of these people exist in the us.

The premise of the quote is a stereotype of all Christians fully designed to strip them of their civil rights.

Fred phelps spends most of his protest time protesting christians.

I’ve worshipped as a Christian all over this nation and worked on college campuses as well.

Campuses seek to attack the Christian faith. The mean Christian meme is a fabrication.


3 posted on 09/30/2013 12:31:51 PM PDT by lonestar67 (I remember when unemployment was 4.7 percent)
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To: lonestar67

at WKU (kentucky)
they do have student bible groups


4 posted on 09/30/2013 1:46:11 PM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: MeganC

BUMP!!

READ THIS ESSAY PEOPLE!!!


5 posted on 09/30/2013 3:38:16 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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