"[D]emocracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man's life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these will soon mould itself into a system of subordination of all the moral virtues and intellectual abilities, all the powers of wealth, beauty, wit and science, to the wanton pleasures, the capricious will, and the execrable cruelty of one or a very few." --John Adams, An Essay on Man's Lust for Power, 1763
In reading these words of John Adams a variation of these words came to mind and I thought it fit well with his quotation.
There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. Proverbs 16:25 (NIV)
During this period of decline, from what ever date one wishes to give, the primary assault would be on Biblical absolutes and Christian values, which must be crushed as a social force before the new face of Progressivism could rise and flourish. Malachi Martin stated:" By 1985, the influence of traditional Christian philosophy in the West was weak and negligible.... Gramsci's (Antonio Gramsci) master strategy was now feasible. Humanly speaking, it was no longer too tall an order to strip large majorities of men and women in the West of those last vestiges that remained to them of Christianity's transcendent God."
One time frame stands out in many peoples mind and that was when the Supreme Court heard the Abbington School District v.Schempp, in 1963. The Court voted 8-1 in Madalyn Murray O'Hair favor, which effectively banned coercive prayer and Bible verse recitation at public schools in the
"There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death."
Could these words, coupled with the words of
Have we come the point of not having a fixed truth? We know that truth to the Progressive is relative and changing; “everything is relative and changing to the extent that mankind is free from the shackles of dogma and he can respond to the realities of the widely different situations.” (Saul Alinksy) If so, then we have reached that point of which
Think about it.