Printed letters, January 21, 2014

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PART 1. S. Miles Johnson appear to have read just enough to turn himself into a sophist, and to not understand that anything which can be expressed in “secular” (aka faux-erudite “non-true believer”) language/jargon can also be expressed in “ecclesiastical” (aka allegedly mindless fanatical “true believer”) language/jargon. How sad for him.
I don’t know what he has been reading, but he would be better off reading such as “Death by Government” (aka democide), by Rudolph J. Rummel, “Divine Conspiracy”, by Dallas Willard, “The Reason for God”, by Tim Keller, and “The Road Less Traveled”, by M. Scott Peck.
Rummel estimates that over 170 million people have been killed by their own brutish governments. The “true believers” Johnson spoke of were true believers in the wannabe-clever use of inherently evil and inevitably corrupting One-Ring “government” power to steal the labor of their more good-hearted, naïve and gullible fellow humans.
You would never know it from Johnson’s offering, but I respectfully suggest that there are more than a few minor differences between people who “truly believe” in the Golden Rule and the Ten Commandments and people who “truly believe” in beheading infidels and subjecting women to clitorectomies.
So the problem is not “believing” per se, as Johnson erroneously and superficially implies, but rather WHAT is the ethic being believed in by the believer. In Johnson’s case, he apparently believes in nihilistic sophistry, cutesy “politics” and the manipulative ideology of “victimhood” (aka demonizing and de-humanizing “The Other”, à la Hitler’s favorite shrink, Carl Schmitt).
Actually, although it may not have contained enough intellectual “bells and whistles” to satisfy Johnson, John Cox’s letter was exactly on point. As I said, what Johnson conveniently doesn’t mention is the SUBSTANCE of what any true believer (including him) is believing in. There is a night-and-day, a life-and-death difference between, say, Ro 13:1; Tit 3:1; Heb 13:17; 1 Pe 2:13; 2 Pe 2:10 kingship-of-man, consumer/client, nominal, so-called “Sunday”, easy-belief, “Jesus-created-the-universe-so-I-can-sin-all-I-want-and-still-get-to-Heaven” government-brainwashed “Christians” and Ex 1:17, 1 Sa 8:5-20, Jg 8:22-23, Jg 9, Ps 118:8-9, Ps 146:3, Jer 17:5, Da 3:18, Mt 17:24-27, Acts 4:19, Acts 5:29, Ga 5:1,14,18-23, Php 3:20, 2 Tim 3:5, Jas 2:25 kingship-of-God REAL Golden-Rule-Ten-Commandments Christians.

PART 2. The discussion began over what the Bible says about homosexuals. John Cox was obviously correct about that. Cox didn’t delve any deeper, so perhaps by doing that, I can illuminate the intellectual superficiality of Johnson’s letter.
I don’t care what homosexuals do behind closed doors in the privacy of their own homes. It’s none of my business and, in my opinion, falls into the category of “too much information”.
As an aside, comedian Dennis Miller has an excruciatingly hilarious rant about “political correctness” on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1dR0Rus), and Ph.D pastor Tim Keller gave a magnificently logical and intellectually honest defense of Christianity in an interview by Martin Bashir, also on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1kz5MFu).
Although I confess to sometimes momentarily resenting homosexuals co-opting the perfectly good word “gay” when I sing “Deck The Hall” at Christmas time, I was always opposed to the U.S. Supreme Court’s anti-gay decision in Bowers v. Hardwick, 478 U.S. 186 (1986) — which was finally overrulled by Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003) — on the grounds of self-ownership, most gay strategy leaders would still call me a “hater” just because I agree with what one of my favorite writers, humanities professor, Camille Paglia, Ph.D, an open lesbian, said in opposing what she considers to be the serious intellectual dishonesty and manipulativeness engaged in by the gay propaganda strategy leadership. Paglia said that homosexuality is an ADAPTATION that works for some people. She has expressed genuine concern that the “inherent state of being” propaganda argument poses a real threat to serious scientific inquiry into the formation of the human personality. I agree with her so I’m a “hater”, while Paglia, being openly lesbian is merely “self-hating”. That’s sophistry for you.
What with the extreme damage done by the moral, intellectual and anti-Constitution frauds of gay-manipulation-created “hate thought”, “hate speech” and “hate crimes”, it’s a real bummer that so many manipulative sophists in the so-called “gay community” are apparently too stupid (aka willfully or recklessly ignorant) and intellectually dishonest to comprehend what a deadly threat their sophistry poses to the 1st Amendment freedoms of thought and speech and a free marketplace of ideas. They actually believe that they can use the power of government to re-define millenia-old comman usage words such as “marriage” to force everybody else into agreeing with there life style choices. That is real arrogance, that is real intolerance, that is real hate which all freedom lovers and self-ownership advocates should vigorously oppose.
To paraphrase a frequently used phrase popular with U.S. Supreme Court justices, I respectully dissent (from such sophistry as has been demonstrated by S. Miles Johnson).

Yes, I actually do know the correct spellings of “overrulled” and “there” in the context I used them are “overruled” and “their”. I apologize to any readers for which the typos were a distraction from the point I was making.



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