Skip to comments.Farris: Relativism is Dead
Posted on 07/18/2020 11:29:05 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX
Back in the day, the advocates of relativism wrapped themselves in the mantle of pluralism. The pretense is over, the new orthodoxy has arrived.
Remember back just a few years ago, when academia and other societal elites told us that there were no moral absolutes. Every person could decide for themselves what is right and what is wrong.
There were even entire school courses built around this premise. One popular program was called Values Clarification.
Academia challenged the idea that education should center on the pursuit of truth since truth was relative and individualistic.
I heard Francis Schaefer speak on one occasion at Notre Dame Law School. He said that pluralism was always a temporary state marking a transition from one orthodoxy to another.
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Yes. Pluralism teaches that the viewpoint that YOU should be silenced is just as valid as any other viewpoint. That's why the Pluralists have their "Conversations about Race" which involve us shutting up and being lectured to. That's why Pluralists silence all Christian viewpoints. Because their viewpoint of crushing all opposing viewpoints is perfectly valid, in their eyes.
Supporters of Freedom believe that these viewpoints should not be shouted down.
But Pluralism should be confronted and disputed.
It’s a tactic to scrap whatever capitalist and family values that are still present in American students, to make them empty vessels, ready to be filled with socialist thought.
Actually, no, Christian apologists are the only people I've ever heard use terminology like that.
Truth is absolute. The reason why mathematics does such an excellent job of predicting things in the world is both do not allow for contradictions. Dreams are subjective and full of contradictions. Reality is not.
"All we are saying is give peace a chance" is also dead.
"There is never any justification for violence" likewise, is also dead.
Bette Midler's stupid From A Distance is dead too.
All the high-sounding aphorisms of The Left from back in the '60s and '70s are revealed as nothing but insipid posturing, empty virtue-signaling, boob-bait for the cat ladies and oh-so-sensitivo pseudo-males who wanted to get into their pants when they were youthful cuties.
Now their real intentions are revealed. Of course those who were paying attention knew they'd already been revealed... to FBI agent Larry Grathwohl, when he was told that plans were underway to eliminate (meaning kill) up to 25 million Americans who wouldn't accept re-education.
Now the descendants of the Weather Underground have infiltrated the FBI, and every other federal agency besides.
mat is logical
the guys building algorithms and the programs are where the bias problems reside.
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