The question to ask this Easter is whether Western civilization can be resurrected.
The answer clearly is: not without Christianity.
It is not coincidence that as Christian churches close down for lack of attendance and are the targets of vandalism, as fewer and fewer Westerners identify with any Christian religion, fewer and fewer claim to be happy and filled with hope for the future.
Progressives fight for late-term and even after-birth abortion “rights.” Men are women if they say so…and vice-versa. Young children are encouraged to seek hormone “therapy” and risky operations if they seem at all confused about their gender. Some studies show that one-in five children have some form of mental illness. Hmm. For the first time, American’s life expectancy is actually declining. The San Francisco Gate recently ran a headline reading, “People Are Pooping More Than Ever on the Streets Of San Francisco.” Might all these things have something in common?
After the Mueller Report came out utterly exonerating President Trump and his administration from charges of colluding with Russia, the New York Times ran this headline: “MUELLER REPORT LAYS OUT RUSSIAN CONTACTS AND TRUMP’S FRANTIC EFFORTS TO FOIL INQUIRY.” That doesn’t seem like “The Truth.” Because it isn’t.
An MSN headline posed the urgent question of if a “white man” should be allowed to be the face of the Democratic Party in 2020. In a real sense, a 29-year-old woman has become the face of the Democratic-Socialist Party. She recently released a 7-minute long animated film titled “A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” in which she gloats about saving the world by banning the internal combustion engine, all fossil fuel extraction and use…and cow farts, while somehow rebuilding every structure in the United States of America and constructing electric train lines leading to… everywhere.
Oh, and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris nearly burnt down to start this Easter holy week. Officials, who haven’t yet been able to conduct an investigation, never-the-less assure us it couldn’t possibly have been the result of terrorism or malicious intent.
That is where we’re at as I write this, April 20th, 2019.
Bar the Second Coming, there appears to be no way out of our malaise. Today’s “progressives” are anything but. Real progressives were men such as John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, and the American founding fathers who took humanity on a 1,500-year leap from the Dark Ages into a bright future of freedom, prosperity and promise. Today’s progressives are really touting regressivism, a devolution back into chaos, primitivism and darkness.Until we begin to seek the truth instead of what makes us feel the best at any given time, until we begin to believe once again in something bigger than ourselves—bigger even than climate change and Russian collusion—we are doomed to a slow death by a thousand cuts.
Therefore, it is perhaps time for us in the West to be truly radical and embrace our heritage, our Judeo-Christian values. If we do so, perhaps we, too, will experience a glorious rebirth.
The way, the truth and the light. He is risen. Will we follow?