Aug 18 • 20M

Ep. 180 - Friends in the Fight for Freedom

Continuing the conversation about religion, politics, and the future of humanity.

7
2
 
1.0×
0:00
-19:49
Open in playerListen on);
Intelligent views on headline news.
Episode details
2 comments

Heavy implications.

In Ep. 179 - Lucifer, AI, & the Christian Insurrection we explored the reasons behind the Left’s current attempts to label Christians as violent extremists, pointing out Karl Marx’s assertion that Communism begins with atheism and the fact that the progressive playbook Rules for Radicals was dedicated to Lucifer.

This is not conjecture. These are verifiable, historical facts—facts with heavy implications, regardless if one professes Christian faith or is non-religious in nature.

Acknowledging the simple religious explanation for the Left’s hatred of God — that this rebellion is the work of Satan — does not fully address the many reasons this particularly pernicious predilection is so damn problematic.

Going out on a limb, I believe that it is absolutely critical to explain why this contentious issue is so important, in secular terms. If you accept the Christian interpretation of these dynamics, awesome. Just realize that there are many liberty loving Americans who’s personal relationship with God isn’t particularly religious.

Why is this important? Because within the liberty movement there are allies from all walks of life. There are centrists, agnostics, libertarians, and even moderate democrats (I know, I know, they’re a rare unicorn) who subscribe to constitutional ideals and uphold the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

There are those who are inclined to live and let live, who believe in liberty and justice for all, regardless of religious affiliation. There are Muslims, Hindus, Taoists, Gypsies, Jews, and myriad other religious practitioners — even atheists — who reside on the right side of the political spectrum. Even if we disagree on the definition of God and the nuances of right and wrong, are we not allies in the fight for human freedom?

The Torch Report is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber.

Divide and conquer.

I believe one of the reasons there is so much talk about Christian extremists and such, is precisely because it drives a wedge into the heart of the political Right.

Is this a holy war? Are we watching prophecy unfold? Have the end times finally arrived? Is this the tribulation? Should we look to the sky and listen for trumpets?

No one knows the hour or day. The end will come like a thief in the night. Given this understanding, I’d say let’s set scripture and religion aside to discuss the challenges ahead. Hope is not a strategy and faith without works is dead.

Those who have ears let them hear!

If you know Christ as your Lord and Savior, would you fight alongside an agnostic who was willing to defend your faith, your family, and your community? Would this not open the door to share testimony and discuss your faith?

If you are a non-believer and skeptical of faith, would you fight alongside a God-fearing Christian who was willing to lay down their life to protect your freedom? Wouldn’t this common cause drastically outweigh any difference in beliefs?

In the Army it was said there is never an atheist in the foxhole. The idea was that when faced with life or death and the potential to be killed in battle, it is human nature to “get right with God.” That’s why the military deploys with chaplains who’s mission is to tend to the spiritual well-being of troops from all walks of life.

The point is this: We are facing a very well organized enemy who is determined to destroy the American way of life. In order to stand against this common enemy, patriots of all stripes and colors must set aside differences in faith and unite on the principles and beliefs we share and would all be willing to fight and die for.

Remember, there is more that unites us than divides us!

Good vs. Evil

Regardless of religious persuasion, most people agree that good and evil exist. One need not appeal to anything other than observation to reach this conclusion.

When a kidnapper steals a child, abuses them, or sells them into slavery — that is evil.

When someone comes to the aid or saves the life of a perfect stranger — that is good.

This sense of morality is embedded in the very nature of our being. We can sense it. We can know when something is right or wrong. We can sense good and evil, and we can perceive these universal opposites as they manifest through the various intentions of others. This is hardwired into human nature human. Our survival depends on it.

You know when someone is lying to you, tricking you, trying to deceive you, lure you into a trap, take advantage of you, etc. — you can feel it. Something doesn’t feel right.

You also know when someone is being kind, is genuinely friendly, sincerely cares, is open and authentic, etc. — because you can feel this too. We feel positive connection.

I wanted to outline this logical approach to morality, because it establishes common ground for the most important point: This is a battle of good versus evil.

Communism is evil.

I am not making this claim lightly, nor am I basing it on religious interpretation.

Communism is not evil because it is atheistic and denies the existence of God.

Communism is evil because it seeks to manipulate and control people, to intentionally deceived people, inflict harm and cause people to suffer, all for selfish material gain and the accumulation of power. It is the instinct to dominate others manifest through politics. Communism is a channel for the dark intentions of evil human beings.

Think about the millions of people that have suffered and died under Communist rule. They were lied to. They were deceived. They were starved, abused, and killed at will by the evil men who ruled them—and it was all supposed to be for the greater good.

If you think I’m exaggerating, remember these chilling words from Barrack Obama’s buddy, radical Communist and domestic terrorist Bill Ayers:

"Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at." —Bill Ayers, Communist

You see, the ends justify the means. There is no morality. There is only more and more chaos, which is leveraged to gain more and more control. To achieve their goal of total control, Communists systematically plot to destroy all aspects of existing society.

Straight from the Communist Manifesto:

"The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions." —Karl Marx

And let’s not forget, the Communists call this the Battle for Democracy:

"The first step in the revolution by the working class is to raise the proletariat to the position of the ruling class; to win the battle of democracy." —Karl Marx

Do not be deceived.

Progressives seek to forcibly impose their agenda against the will of We The People. They are Communists at their core, whether they wear the label or not. They are actively deceiving the public by lying, repeatedly, and preying upon the useful idiots who take them at their word. That is how they win the battle of democracy.

We are not in battle for democracy. We are in a battle for freedom.

We are in a battle for the future of humanity—so that future generations can breathe freely, express themselves, and travel the world without the draconian restrictions of a global socialist surveillance state. We are in a fight for the right to simply be human and to be free of government oppression. This is the battle of good versus evil.

Take heart my friends, you need not go to church or profess faith to see this all through the lens of logic. In your heart you know you were born to be free.

If you are will to fight for freedom, then you are are a force for good—you are on the right side of history, an ally, and you will always be a friend of mine!

Please share this message with your friends!