This is the next to the last posting concerning obstacles that we as a people must overcome. If we to make freedom, and the American way of life work for we the people. Having argued that we must excuse ourselves from the corrupt and diabolic influences of corporate America. WE must also excuse ourselves from the equally corrupt and diabolic influences of the religious right. Meaning to make sure the constitutional guarantee for the separation of church and state remains unabridged.
What gives our nation the potential to live up to its promise of greatness can only be realized through the constitutional doctrines of three separate but equal branches of government. We know that theory as the doctrine of “checks and balances.”Human nature being what it is must always be kept under restraint. The tendency for evil is just to great to leave the human species unrestrained.
Watch the creatures of nature for an object lesson. The cat will always inflict harm upon the mouse. The mouse is incapable of restraining the cat. The point being, all creatures of nature are predatory. The most dangerous predator of natures creatures is the human species. But, we humans have an advantage over the mouse. We have the ability to think and reason. From our ability to reason, we have established clear legal restraints upon our self. Collectively, we know governments must be restrained. Thus, we have our system of checks and balances. The problem we have today is that some very dangerous predatory people have found ways to inflict harm upon our system of checks and balances. It’s the old cat and mouse game in which the cat always wins. All those cats in our government today are mostly of one species; white males. They have enough predatory power collectively to have rendered our system of checks and balances mostly useless. The guilty parties to this destruction of our system of check and balances has been corporate America and the religious right.
Many people are not aware of the over whelming tragic effect evangelical protestant christian fundamentalism has had on this nation. Today we recognize this tragedy as the Christan Right or Religious Right. This religious movement is extremely predatory and dangerous.
It is the source for the following notions. Such as the mysterious hand of God in the market place steering the financial affairs of human kind for the betterment of society. They assert that wealth, and general prosperity of individuals were representative of a individuals closeness to God. A persons wealth and prosperity were symbolic of ones intimate relationship with the Son of God, Jesus.
It has helped coin such terms as the United States as being a beacon of light for the rest of the world. It is what drives the nations foreign and domestic policy. Democracy is about seeing the christian God in the person of Jesus Christ in the government, the market place. And, in the lives of individual people of each and every nation on the face of this earth.
Should life be discovered in other galaxies outside of ours. This nation will initiate war on those people with the intent to bring democracy, capitalism, and Christianity to those people. Because the Christian God, must control government. in order for the hand of God to be observable in the market place. They think that is the only way individuals in any society can prosper. So blinded is the nation, that it can only see its way as the only way. Destruction is the American way. It does not matter if its at home, abroad, or with worlds not yet discovered. If change is to occur, with this pattern. It must come from ordinary American people. Remember the the fourth person in Nebuchadnezzar’s fiery furnace? The collective consciousness from times past, or from unknown worlds to us mere mortals.
Where ever, people with that American ideology have gone they have reeked havoc in the form of mass slaughter and murder. It has happened all over the world. Now it is occurring in Iraq. It will not succeed in Iraq! Because, Iran will not allow it to occur. If the United States is not brought under control by the world community the prophecy of Saddam Hussein maybe realized. He said, war with Iraq would be the mother of all wars. Americans laughed at that notion. Laughed even louder, when Bush announced that the war had been won. Bush was brought to his knees recently, when he had to admit to the world that the task of winning the war in Iraq was harder than the government had anticipated.
Then look at what the people with that ideology have done here at home. The slaughter and cold blooded murder of Native Americans. The enslavement of African Americans because of the color of there skin. Women as property of men. The utter disregard for human welfare and dignity is so outrageous it must be an abomination to God. For anyone, to think that God could bless America knowing America’s history at home and around the world is a clear demonstration irrationality by so many.
That onslaught continues among us here in the United States. One very visible effort is the constant attack by the religious right to Christianize the public schools and public places such as parks and government buildings.
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