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American Thinker

Psychologists say that people need religion in one form or another, and will always invent a theology if they are not given one. I’m not the first to notice that the rise of thetic, unchurched, Godless Secular Humanists has resulted in liberals meeting this human need by converting Progressive Ideology into religious doctrine and admiration for Progressive leaders into unquestioning worship. Self-righteous calls for civility aside, this explains why they get so angry and vicious when you challenge any of their tenets. You are not disagreeing with them over policy. You are attacking the core of their religion, and their reaction is often the same as if you told a member of the Westboro Baptist Church that Jesus wasn’t divine or a member of the Muslim Brotherhood that Mohammad was a fake. Blasphemy cannot be tolerated by fundamentalists of any stripe.

Of course, like all religions, the Progressive Church has degrees of belief, from the moderates, who are rather like Christmas and Easter Christians, to the Fundamentalist Progressives, who respond as you’d expect from a Salafist told that Allah wasn’t really in favor of slaughtering Jews. (Why are you picking up that stone?)

To understand the Progressive Church, you must first understand that for them, intentions matter, not results for real people. If they can feel all warm and fuzzy about intendions, the actually outcomes are of no interest. Note that they find no cognitive dissonance when their principles collide with each other or with reality — they just ignore it, in the grand tradition of many great religions.

And just as some Christians believe in “The Elect of God” — people pre-chosen for salvation — the Progressive Church has groups of the “elect” and groups of despised infidels who are not going to heaven. But as with many religions, you can join the Progressive Church and be among the saved by accepting all the canons and renouncing other political beliefs.

The Progressive Elect are Muslims, Gays, Blacks, Hispanics, Women, the Poor, and Union Members. I’ve tried to put this in order, but it changes frequently as the Progressive Mullahs issue a new Fatwa. And I’m sure I’ve missed some. Thus, right now, Gays trump Blacks, but Muslims trump Gays. So if conservatives oppose gay marriage it is an atrocity, but if Muslims call for the murder of gays, it is a heartwarming display of Multiculturalism.

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  1. Jethro

    December 13th, 2012

    Wow!
    Progressivism perfectly defined!

    This is pretty good too:
    http://archive.frontpagemag.com/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=22626
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  2. Alpha Maser

    December 13th, 2012

    Spot on, spot on, Looking Spoon on, did I say spot on? I’ve been saying the same damn thing, not as eloquently, for 5 years!!! I nominate American Thinker (yes the whole damn thing) for the PUK award!!!

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  3. Jethro

    December 13th, 2012

    It is human nature to believe in something.
    If not God, the state will gladly fill the void.
    -Jethro

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  4. Jethro

    December 13th, 2012

    Bill Whittle and Evan Sayet discuss this very topic:
    http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=174&load=7788
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  5. grayscape

    December 13th, 2012

    At least the 40 or so inbred Democrats at Westboro won’t rape and slaughter you if you offend them like the 1.5 billion sandniggers.

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  6. sablegsd

    December 13th, 2012

    Regressive. Regressive. Regressive.

    The self named themselves progressives. They are REGRESSIVE.

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  7. Edith McCrotch

    December 13th, 2012

    Great read !!!!

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  8. Jozan

    December 13th, 2012

    er, the WBC aren’t Christians. Juat ask them. They’re Tachmonites.

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  9. FreeMan & Sarah Intend to Defend

    December 13th, 2012

    ProgTitioners

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  10. Bob M.

    December 14th, 2012

    I left the ELCP (Evangelical Lutheran Church of Progtardism :roll: ) for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod almost 15 years ago.

    Couldn’t be happier! :-D

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