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Posts by DeweyCA

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  • America’s New Religions

    12/09/2018 5:04:23 PM PST · 42 of 44
    DeweyCA to IrishBrigade

    Since you took exception to what the author wrote, and since the author told about Mills and Russell not being able to find meaning in an atheistic life, my comment very much DOES apply to your remark. So I am addressing your post.

    Again, let me know when an atheist organization proclaims you to be smarter than Mills or Russell. Tell us, how can you have ultimate meaning and purpose in life without a transcendent god. That is what the author was addressing and that is why he was quoting Mills and Russell. And you were disagreeing from the author.

  • America’s New Religions

    12/09/2018 7:51:13 AM PST · 32 of 44
    DeweyCA to IrishBrigade

    So I guess you consider yourself to be smarter than both John Stuart Mills and Bertrand Russell (both atheist heroes). Please email all of us when atheist organizations proclaim you to be smarter than them. You display exactly the type of arrogant inflated ego that the Progressives have - one which thinks that they are smarter than everyone else and thus entitled to rule over everyone.

  • America’s New Religions

    12/08/2018 9:36:44 PM PST · 1 of 44
    As an evangelical Christian, I very much disagree with his characterizations of Trump voters being seduced into a Trump "cult." I reluctantly voted for him because he was by far the lesser of two evils. He has pleasantly surprised me with many of his good policies, while I am disappointed in many of his unnecessarily offensive tweets.

    Yet the author, an atheist homosexual, gives a very accurate portrait of many progressives. They detest Christianity, but they still crave a transcendent purpose for living. They have decided to try to gain their meaning by creating a utopian "heaven on earth" through their progressive policies. Anyone who disagrees with them is a heretic who must be silenced. They wish to have total control over society much like radical Islamists want sharia to rule the world. Progressives are not much different from the medieval Catholic Church that they despise, in that they have their own unassailable beliefs, and their own types of PC inquisitions for questioning those beliefs.

  • Heather MacDonald warns US colleges are breeding hate

    12/08/2018 11:42:40 AM PST · 18 of 22
    DeweyCA to Candor7

    She is exactly right. I have seen first-hand, in my students’ assignments, and their online videos, that state universities in CA are propagating an ideology of victimhood, and hatred of America. They want to tear down the current structures so that they can build a new progressive political structure where they are totally in charge.

    Like Saul Alinsky taught, you have to “rub the sore raw.” They are making students discontent with the current situation so that they will be open to the promises of progressives concerning creating a new and improved situation. The profs are simply community agitators/organizers, just like Obama was.

  • A question of bad science

    12/08/2018 11:06:50 AM PST · 20 of 39
    DeweyCA to E. Pluribus Unum

    We always need to remember that scientists are people too - with the same selfish drives and temptations that everyone else has. Many are willing to corrupt their findings in order to advance a cause or to advance themselves.

  • The Reason Many Ultrarich People Aren’t Satisfied With Their Wealth

    12/06/2018 9:08:52 PM PST · 2 of 46
    DeweyCA to DeweyCA

    A questionable quote (according to Snopes): John D. Rockefeller was once asked by a reporter how much money is enough. His famous answer was, “Just a little bit more.”

  • The Reason Many Ultrarich People Aren’t Satisfied With Their Wealth

    12/06/2018 9:04:43 PM PST · 1 of 46
    This is an excerpt from an article in The Atlantic. I remember telling about the shifting goalposts of comparative wealth to a wealthy friend when I was 32 years old. He was my age and was already a millionaire, had won trophies in downhill skiing and skeet shooting, and was one of the top sailors in the Chicago Yacht Club, but was still unsatisfied. He later became a Christian and his life turned around and he was much happier.
  • Miseducated or Stupid?

    12/05/2018 2:23:08 PM PST · 20 of 21
    DeweyCA to rktman
    FTA: When the tragedies of socialist regimes -- such as those in Venezuela, the USSR, China, Cuba and many others -- are pointed out to America's leftists, they hold up Sweden as their socialist role model. But they are absolutely wrong about Sweden. Johan Norberg points this out in his documentary "Sweden: Lessons for America?" Americans might be surprised to learn that Sweden's experiment with socialism was a relatively brief flirtation, lasting about 20 years and ending in disillusionment and reform. Reason magazine reports: "Sweden began rolling back government in the early 1990s, recapturing the entrepreneurial spirit that made it a wealthy country to begin with. High taxation and a generous array of government benefits are still around. But now it's also a nation of school vouchers, free trade, open immigration, light business regulation, and no minimum wage laws." School vouchers, light business regulation and no minimum wage laws are practices deeply offensive to America's leftists.

    The Johan Norberg video on Swedish economics is available to see on YouTube. It is quite good. It shows that Sweden today is not really socialistic. In some ways, it is more free-market than America.

  • Miseducated or Stupid?

    12/05/2018 2:20:09 PM PST · 19 of 21
    DeweyCA to Boogieman
    So all this misery goes back to the initial temptation in the Garden. First you give in to the temptation that you need not obey (or even believe in) God, then you give in to the temptation that you can make yourself (or your creations, such as government) take the place of God. They are not necessarily either mis-educated, or stupid, but merely sinful, and a sinful mind naturally tends towards this type of thinking.

    Bingo. Very good analysis. This is the root problem.

  • UC San Diego starts referring to Latinos and Latinas as Latinx in key cultural shift

    12/03/2018 10:24:05 AM PST · 1 of 31
    Most parents and students have no idea that the universities have administrators who see the universities as a place of "resistance" to the students' traditional values. These college administrators are actively trying to change the traditional values of the incoming students. They are intentionally trying to redefine and shift culture through indoctrinating our kids. If parents don't prepare their kids to meet these insane arguments, their kids will end up buying into the arguments.
  • The Religion of Leftism

    12/01/2018 9:01:06 AM PST · 11 of 13
    DeweyCA to Kaslin

    Good to see that more people are catching on to the idea that Leftism (secular humanism) is a religion and that it is opposed to Christianity.

  • CNN’s Chris Cuomo Compares Criminal Illegal Aliens to Baby Jesus

    11/29/2018 5:45:58 PM PST · 33 of 35
    DeweyCA to nopardons

    Yes, this is the same stunt that Je$$e Jackson pulled several years ago. NONE of these Leftists know, or even respect the Bible, yet they think that they are learned enough to lecture us Christians on what the Bible teaches. What chutzpah!

  • Millennial poll: America ‘racist,’ not ‘great,’ Obama better than Washington

    11/29/2018 11:07:11 AM PST · 61 of 85
    DeweyCA to dfwgator

    And the hundreds and thousands of high school and college history teachers who make Zinn’s radical history of America a required reading for their class. They are following in the footsteps of Bill Ayers in radicalizing the classrooms.

  • Millennial poll: America ‘racist,’ not ‘great,’ Obama better than Washington

    11/29/2018 10:30:38 AM PST · 59 of 85
    DeweyCA to gattaca

    The kids hate America because of the cultural Marxism indoctrination that they have been taught throughout their schooling. It is no longer just in college (which is horrible), it is now also in elementary and secondary education. And most parents are totally unaware of what their kids are being taught. Very sad!

  • Study: White liberals perform ‘competence downshift’ when talking to a black person

    11/27/2018 7:09:30 PM PST · 1 of 26
    Dems talk down to Blacks because they look down at Blacks (and others). "I don't feel no ways tired!" /Hillary Clinton
  • The 20 Best Ben Shapiro Quotes

    11/27/2018 2:44:38 PM PST · 16 of 29
    DeweyCA to Rummyfan
    17. "This is what makes leftists leftists: an unearned sense of moral superiority over you. And if they can instill that sense of moral superiority in others by making you the bad guy, they will. People on the left are taught from childhood that they are better than conservatives – it makes them feel good to hate conservatives. And that hatred is justified because, after all, conservatives are bigots."

    This is the core issue: their arrogant ego that makes them think that they are morally and intellectually superior to everyone else, and so they should rule over others.

    11/27/2018 2:35:13 PM PST · 2 of 27
    DeweyCA to Rummyfan

    Julia Roberts compared Republicans to reptiles. It’s just that it was a long tome ago. 10 years ago??

  • Thanksgiving and praise

    11/26/2018 7:32:27 PM PST · 3 of 3
    DeweyCA to TBP

    Thankfulness to almighty God is definitely NOT a Progressive concept. Their pride and arrogance reveals that they are their own gods. They are entitled to rule over the rest of us.

  • The Snob Party

    11/26/2018 10:19:43 AM PST · 14 of 23
    DeweyCA to Rummyfan
    FTA: Progressives, especially Democratic candidates for office, claim to speak for the poor, the low-income, the marginalized, those born and raised without the benefits and (inevitable word) privilege of a Bush or a Romney or a McCain. But, at the same time, there is nothing they hate worse than somebody who comes from such a background entering public life...

    Actually he is wrong in this assertion. Yes, Dems horribly ridiculed Sarah Palin for the colleges that she attended, but they would never ridicule a Dem who had done the same thing. Dems are condescending snobs who think that they are morally and intellectually superior to us, but that is based on our differing ideology.
  • California Burning: How the Greens Turned the Golden State Brown

    11/25/2018 9:00:58 AM PST · 1 of 51
    The vast CA wildfires didn't have to be so severe, but the religion of environmentalism prevents us from taking sensible measures to prevent them. This is part of the core of the Democrat Party.