Latest information from the Cooperative Election Research reveals 20 p.c of atheists have participated in a march or protest, in contrast with 6 p.c of white evangelicals. Forty p.c of atheists have contacted a public official, in contrast with 24 p.c of white evangelicals. Fifty-two p.c of atheists have donated to political candidates, in contrast with simply 26 p.c of white evangelicals. Pull again additional, and the divide between progressives and conservative evangelicals reveals the previous, not the latter, extra actively concerned in protest and politics.
As progressivism secularizes, politics turns into faith. Advantage signaling replaces a Christian ichthus fish on the again of a automotive. Outrage turns into a sign for figuring out heretics. If one shouldn’t be outraged, one simply may be a heretic to secular, progressive zealots.
This previous weekend, school college students took to stadiums throughout America to expertise the enjoyment of fellowship and soccer. Throughout tv networks and social media, progressives decried the exercise as unsafe. Out of doors festivities once more grew to become superspreader occasions in methods mass protests and ransacking small companies didn’t throughout the riots and protests surrounding George Floyd’s demise in summer time 2020.
The Supreme Court docket let a Texas regulation keep in place as a result of the plaintiffs within the case sued the fallacious individuals. The Supreme Court docket refused to halt the regulation as a result of the Court docket doesn’t cease legal guidelines. The Court docket solely stops individuals from implementing the legal guidelines. When the fallacious individuals are sued, the Court docket has no energy to cease them. Progressives insisted, regardless of the dereliction of obligation by the plaintiffs, that the Court docket ought to cease the regulation anyway. Whereas 4 justices would have completed so, they might have deviated from authorized precedent.
Undeterred, as a substitute of blaming the plaintiffs for his or her collective screw-up, progressives assailed the Supreme Court docket, Texas, former President Donald Trump, conservatives and infants. They fixated on the worst-case situation – rape. Based on progressives, girls who’re victims of rape must carry their infants to time period and face untold psychological trauma. They patently ignored that Texas can’t cease a girl from touring to a different state to terminate her little one. Nor did they care to level out that rape accounts for, at most, 1 p.c of abortions. To take heed to the commentary on tv, one would suppose rape and pregnancies therefrom occur continually. In the meantime, one physician admitted to killing dozens of kids within the run-up to the regulation taking impact, none due to rape, however reasonably due to the moms’ comfort.
Because the stays of a hurricane went up the East Coast, sending flooding with it, progressives freaked out about local weather change. By no means letting a disaster go to waste, politicians and supposed consultants paraded onto tv screens throughout America demanding Individuals hand over their lifestyle to cease storms. Storms won’t be stopped by a battery-powered automotive. One could be hard-pressed to comprehend that from the media protection.
Podcaster Joe Rogan obtained ivermectin from his physician. The inventors of the drug obtained a Nobel Prize for ivermectin’s contribution to human progress. The drug has saved billions of individuals from blindness and parasitic infestation. It is usually utilized in livestock, and some individuals have tried to ingest dosages meant for horses. Rogan, nonetheless, received it from his physician. Some medical doctors consider the well-documented anti-inflammatory properties of ivermectin will help stop or fight the so-called cytokine storm whereby COVID-19 triggers a launch of inflammatory proteins known as cytokines into the bloodstream. The Meals and Drug Administration has discouraged ivermectin prescriptions pending additional examine.
Progressives freaked out about Rogan and his physician whereas assailing Texas for getting between a girl and her physician. All the freaking out is theater. Within the postmodern age, one demonstrates one’s dedication to a selected reality or trigger by efficiency. The screaming and wailing on social media and tv is efficiency designed to each sign one’s dedication to a supposed reality and determine the heretics who select to not carry out.
As progressives proceed making secularism a faith, the ritualistic outrage will get extra intense, however this may also assist discredit the progressive trigger. Most individuals do not have time for outrage as of late as they wrestle to get by due to progressives closing colleges and inflicting inflation with huge spending binges.