Skip to comments.The One ‘Value’ Liberals Hang Their Hat On (Because Objective Morality Is So Non-Woke)
Posted on 06/11/2018 5:02:08 AM PDT by Kaslin
When liberals start talking about values, watch out! Theyve been doing it a lot lately, probably because they want you to think theyre good people. Its as if their entire sense of self worth is built around virtue-signalling, or unashamedly proclaiming their virtues to the rest of us unredeemable deplorables, all while unashamedly working to implement policies that would literally destroy everything good about Western civilization.
Except, liberals really only have one virtue, one value, one moral belief upon which they can hang their hat and check off that coveted good person box, at least in their own minds.
Thats it - one. Its called social justice.
Wikipedia defines social justice as the concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society ... measured by the explicit and tacit terms for the distribution of wealth, opportunities for personal activity and social privileges.
So in other words, liberals have communism down pat.
But as far as the other values go, real ones, the ones that actually built our civilization, well, Leftism has relegated the importance of those to the dustbin of history, right along with mullets and fidget spinners.
You know, outdated, non-woke stuff like the nuclear family, hard work, honor, law-and-order, reverence to ones Creator, sexual morality, and the sanctity of all lives, even those still in the mothers womb. Or how about the value of telling the truth because its the truth, not some politically-correct fantasy? For years, even before Pat Robertsons Christian Coalition flexed its political muscle in the 1980 election, those were the values, the virtues that politicians of all parties shared, at least to some degree.
But now, there is only one value upon which woman, man, gender fluid or otherkin shall be judged, and that is her, his, or zes commitment to social justice - whatever THAT means these days, because unlike objective morality, its constantly changing. And if you dont agree with some aspect of how they define the one morality they have in their arsenal, you are a bad person, according to them, and worthy of being destroyed.
We should have seen this coming, of course. Because when humans give up objective truth, or the fundamental concepts that define real right from real wrong - an understanding of the things, dare I say it, that the Bible calls sin - the innate need to feel right, or justified, in ones own eyes still exists.
Enter the made-up value of social justice, because liberals, if they cant follow the objective moral values of the Bible, figured out that they can be good people too just by taking what should be and is a good thing - simply treating all humans with love and respect - and relentlessly obsessing over every perceived microaggression that could possibly hurt someones feelings.
And in doing so theyve become more Pharisaical than the Pharisees of Jesus time ever hoped to be - deplatforming, ending careers, bludgeoning and ostracizing people for failing to toe the politically correct line in some way.
Corporations co-opted by rabid social justice warriors have gone all-in on the so-called value train, because theyve got values too, even if none of them are real. If youve heard them drone on once, youve heard it a million times.
When Google fired James Damore for stating obvious facts, its CEO said Damores contentions were contrary to Google's basic values. Because to Google and other SJW-infiltrated companies, truth isnt a value.
When Starbucks decided to turn their facilities into a homeless shelter because non-customers who happened to be black pitched a fit about not being allowed to use the restrooms, the company harkened to their mission and values - of which apparently making money isnt included - to justify the decision.
When people like Louisiana Governor Mitch Landrieu rip down monuments that have been in place for generations, he reasoned that such monuments failed to appropriately reflect the values of diversity and inclusion that make New Orleans strong today. Truly, do we need another case study than New Orleans to prove that liberals think if youre diverse, you need no other morality?
In his criticism of Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orbán for protecting his country against the Islamic migrant invasion, none other than George Soros said that Orbán was challenging the values on which the EU was based. Because if Western nations arent about bringing in unlimited hordes of Third Worlders and giving them loads of free stuff, what else is there in life?
Yes, we get it - racism is bad and mutual respect and inclusion is good. But taking one sin and one virtue and acting as if those are the only ones that matter is the epitome of human folly, especially when humans have tossed to the curb the one true source of objective morality.
Communists are militant. They aren’t about justice. They knowingly spit on the graves of 100,000,000 dead victims; whatever it takes to bring on their utopian vision. Hitler felt the same way about his socialist utopia, people would forget the eggs they broke to bring it about.
Any time you hear the word "justice" being bandied about, be wary. Very, very wary.
Liberals believe that they ARE virtue. They are at a point where there can be no legitimate opposition to them. The Republicans won last election and that is literally morally intolorable. Won’t end well.
...and the only way to shut these people up is?
I’ve often said that some things are wrong simply because they’re wrong. There’s no other context needed, no moral justification. They’re just wrong. Period.
Murder is wrong. Theft is wrong. Rape is wrong. We all know it. We all sense it without being taught. Call it the divine spark or mere biology, it is common to all humanity. It is that sense, that innate knowledge, that forms the basis of morality. And it is that sense that post-modern liberalism would have us deny.
They are not only wrong. They are also sins
The bolded part is dead wrong. Leftists, progs or whatever you want to call them have no respect for and do not value individual liberties. AT ALL! They are morally bankrupt and believe in naked power for the sake of power using the power of the state to jail those who have different opinions from them, or those who just want to be left alone by THEIR administrative deep state.
They aren’t liberals and it is time we stopped granting them the use of a term that they stole from classic liberalism, which is actually a libertarian trending brand of conservatism, emphasizing personal liberties, hence the term “liberal.”
Everyone I meet who is obsessed with “fairness” seems to think that this can best be achieved through different standards for different people. Someone who is really, really smart (for example, the Leftist who is obsessed with “fairness”) can decide exactly what deal to give each person so that appropriate Winners and Losers can be determined. Because that’s “fair”.
‘Fair’ is a term used by self-interested children when they want something that someone else has.
“Sin” injects a religious element into the discourse. But even without that, the repugnance of certain activities is common to all human beings across the ages, regardless of etiology.
I personally belive that that repulsion arises from the presence in each of us of something godly. But whatever its origin, its existence is undeniable.
Yet liberals demand we deny it.
‘Any time you hear the word “justice” being bandied about, be wary.’
the majority of modern churches bandy the term about incessantly...
‘Murder is wrong. Theft is wrong. Rape is wrong.’
governments and churches do, and have been doing, all of these with impunity...
No. Those are institutions. Institutions don’t commit crimes; people do. And the fact that people do those things doesn’t make those things any less wrong.
But to pretend there can be nothing of the sort is another error. That ends up with righties gnashing their teeth that their own private vengeance wishes can’t be fulfilled.
Institutions are often legally treated as individuals
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